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    John Leguizamo is boycotting the 2020 Emmys, citing “cultural apartheid” as his reason. “If you don’t have Latin people, there’s no reason for me to see it,” the comedian and actor, 56, told Yahoo. Awards shows such as the Emmys and the Oscars have been criticized in recent years for their lack of diversity....
    Actor John Leguizamo said he will boycott Sunday’s Emmy Awards over the lack of Latino representation among this year’s nominees, saying that Latinos are the largest minority group in the United States and will “decide who is president this year.” The anti-Trump actor, who isn’t nominated this year, said in an interview with Yahoo Entertainment...
    Actor John Leguizamo will be boycotting the Emmys this year for lack of ‘Latinx’ representation. Speaking with Yahoo! Entertainment, the “Critical Thinking” star said that he has “no reason” to watch the Emmys if he does not see people of his ethnicity on screen. He blamed the lack of representation on industry titans for not...
    John Leguizamo will not be tuning into the Emmys this year. The "Critical Thinking" star, 56, recently spoke with Yahoo! Entertainment and expressed his irritation with the lack of Latinx representation in the nominees. “I’m boycotting,” he stated. “If you don’t have Latin people, there’s no reason for me to see it. What’s the point?”...
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Actor and director John Leguizamo recently released a film titled “Critical Thinking.” It is based on a true story from 1998, where five teenagers from one of the toughest Miami neighborhoods fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional, but inspirational teacher Mario Martinez known as...
    John Leguizamo directed and stars in the how-to-play-chess tutorial “Critical Thinking.” “1988, I’d watch national champions play at Washington Square Park. The intellectual hustle looked badass exciting. I got hooked but, an amateur dilettante, I could never beat them. Not that good. I can survive the first three to five moves — then forget it....
    Gary M. Kramer September 2, 2020 10:00PM (UTC) Throughout his career, John Leguizamo has played cut-ups and wise guys. In his one-man show, "Latin History for Morons," he offered life lessons and illustrations of Latinx contributions to history. Now Leguizamo has directed and stars in "Critical Thinking," a crowd-pleasing drama that fuses these qualities....
    It's not uncommon for celebrities to voice an interest in politics, and even tease a potential run for office, as was the case with John Leguizamo. In 2018, the "When They See Us" actor said that he'd be willing to give up his acting career to make a difference in a political office. While he's...
    Trump accuses Biden of ignoring science and ‘politicizing’ coronavirus Adam Silver: Players not in bubble have heard such positive reports, they’ve asked to join John Leguizamo to Join Shine Global Co-Founder Albie Hecht for Virtual Fundraiser © Jenny Anderson/Getty Images; Bryan Bedder/Getty Images John Leguizamo has a date to get his shine on.  The...
    Actor John Leguizamo has declared that Russia may be preparing to once again meddle in this year’s presidential election in favor of President Donald Trump, providing a “secret majority.” “Trump’s silent Majority is Russia who is going to hack our election this fall again!” the John Wick actor wrote on Twitter Tuesday. Trump’s silent Majority is Russia...
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    Mark Helenowski/Mother Jones For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones' newsletters.Actor, activist, author, and educator John Leguizamo loves that his comedy makes people feel angry. In his 2018 one-man Broadway show, Latin History for Morons (now available on Netflix), the 55-year-old star splices raunchy jokes with history about the genocide...