Oscar Winner Seems To Shade Harry Styles’s Comments On Privilege — And People Love It

Leave it as much as an editor to search out the easiest way to specific one thing.

Paul Rogers, who received the Best Film Editing Oscar for his work on “Everything Everywhere All At Once,” delivered an enthralling acceptance speech through the ceremony Sunday night time by opening with the road: “This is too much. This is my second film, y’all, this is crazy.”

But many social media customers have identified that Rogers additionally served up fairly the gem throughout his post-award Q&A session with the media.

During his press interview, Rogers made it some extent to have a good time the varied group of individuals in entrance of the digicam and behind the scenes whereas making “Everything Everywhere.” When one seemingly nervous reporter talked about the immigrant story behind the movie and requested Rogers what he felt was the magic behind the movie, the Oscar-winner first reassured the reporter that she requested a “great question” earlier than launching right into a considerate response.

“We see a lot of movies that tell stories about certain types of people, and they tend to focus on the story of the man, the white man, and having this beautiful story of an immigrant family was amazing,” Rogers stated earlier than presumably referencing James Hong’s SAG speech, wherein the 94-year-old actor spoke about how studios didn’t suppose Asians had been “box office” attracts. “And I think, like James Hong was describing in his speech, it’s long, long, long overdue.”

“This kind of thing, unfortunately, does happen to guys like me a lot, too much most of the time,” Rogers stated.

During the British pop singer’s Grammy acceptance speech for Album of the Year in February, he obtained criticism for his clueless remark concerning his privilege by saying: “This doesn’t happen to people like me very often.”

Rogers’s spin on the controversial line obtained loads of reward on social media — particularly on TikTookay, the place a clip of Rogers’s remark has gotten over 200,000 views.

“Privileged and aware. 👏🏾👏🏾,” one remark learn.

Another stated: “An accountable man😳? We love to see it 😏”

Another Tiktoker joked: “Men are 99.8% less attractive when they start speaking… But not this one, this one’s special.”

And — in fact — there was certainly loads of chatter about Rogers’s shade.

“Someone send this to harry styles,” a TikToker commented. “NOT THE HARRY STYLES, DISS,” one other stated.

Yet, whatever the discourse, let’s all agree that Roger’s self-awareness is one path we hope extra in Hollywood would embrace.