People are slamming an Emmy voter who says 'Westworld' is 'pretentious bulls---' and 'Atlanta' isn't funny
The Hollywood Reporter talked to a member of the TV Academy, who gets to vote for the Emmy nominees and winners.
This anonymous voter, who identifies himself as an "old white guy," is very honest with his critiques. He has a lot of unpopular opinions, and might be evidence that, like the Oscars, the Emmys need to stir some diversity in their pool of voters.
Here's what some people had to say:
And below, we collected some of the most outrageous quotes from the interview:
This "brutally honest Emmy voter" interview is a fascinating study in oblivious white-male grievance. https://t.co/t6JAu2Mane- Mark Harris (@MarkHarrisNYC) September 13, 2017
Never seen a better argument for more diversity on voting orgs than this interview w/an "old white guy" Emmy voter https://t.co/MhO2HBmW8R- David Chen (@davechensky) September 13, 2017
Is brutally honest the new code for oblivious white guy? https://t.co/FwJdIULsVp- Andrea Thompson (@areelofonesown) September 13, 2017
This is the definition of why Hollywood is the way it is and why it needs to CHANGE. https://t.co/Pu0JPJC9nW- Anjelica Oswald (@thisisjelli) September 13, 2017