Academy sparks outrage for dumping 4 Oscar categories to commercial breaks: ‘I am so pissed off’

The Academy’s decision to present four categories — cinematography, film editing, makeup and hairstyling and live-action shorts — during commercial breaks on this year’s Oscar show has been greeted with widespread outrage, with the condemnation stretching from Oscar watchers to past Oscar winners Guillermo del Toro and Emmanuel Lubezki.

“If I may: I would not presume to suggest what categories to cut during the Oscars show but — Cinematography and Editing are at the very heart of our craft,” wrote del Toro, last year’s Best Director and Best Picture winner, on Twitter. “They are not inherited from a theatrical tradition or a literary tradition: they are cinema itself.”

And Lubezki, the only cinematographer to win three consecutive Oscars, wrote on Instagram, “Cinematography and editing are probably the ‘elementary particles,’ the primordial components of cinema. It’s an unfortunate decision.”

“It’s outrageous,” one nominee with several past nominations said a few hours after AMPAS President John Bailey revealed the affected categories in an email to members. “I am so pissed off.”

“It’s infuriating,” said another, who added with a grim chuckle, “My mother is going to be so upset.”

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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Paris Jackson attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Emma Stone attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Emma Watson attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
Sofia Vergara attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Tiffany Haddish arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Kendall Jenner attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Margot Robbie (L) and Sarie Kessler attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Miley Cyrus attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
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BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Singer Mary J. Blige attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
Olivia Wilde attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Catt Sadler arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Amy Adams attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Laura Dern attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
Monica Lewinsky attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Angela Bassett attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Kate Bosworth attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Salma Hayek arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Rita Ora arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Naomi Campbell arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Halle Berry arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
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Radhika Jones attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Sarah Paulson attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
Janelle Monae attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Kathryn Hahn attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Mindy Kaling attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Elizabeth Banks attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Zendaya attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Isla Fisher attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
Constance Wu attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Rashida Jones, whose makeup was done to perfection with an ALMAY stylist, attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Olivia Munn attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Darren Le Gallo and Amy Adams attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Sarah Hyland attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Kate Upton attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
Olivia Wilde (L) and Jason Sudeikis attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
Jon Hamm attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party following the 90th Academy Awards at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills, California, on March 04, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX (Photo credit should read JEAN-BAPTISTE LACROIX/AFP/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actors B. J. Novak (L) and Mindy Kaling attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Allison Janney, winner of the award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role for 'I, Tonya' arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Hailey Baldwin attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Patricia Clarkson attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Ellen Pompeo attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Sarah Paulson (L) and Holland Taylor attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Simon Halls (L) and actor Matt Bomer attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Donald Glover attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Gretchen Carlson attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Ashley Graham arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Director Ron Howard (L) and actress Cheryl Howard attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Director J.J. Abrams (L) and Katie McGrath attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Television host James Corden (L) and Julia Carey attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Gal Gadot attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : James Jagger and Anjelica Huston arrive at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Ava DuVernay attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: David Miller (L) and prodcuer Ryan Murphy attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Sacha Baron Cohen (L) and actress Isla Fisher attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Acterss Kerry Washington attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Caitlyn Jenner attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Michelle Monaghan attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Ciara attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Alessandra Ambrosio attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Megan Mullally attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Derek Blasberg (L) attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Joe Manganiello (L) and actress Sofia Vergara attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Regina Hall attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Emily Blunt attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Rachel Bloom attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Ronan Farrow attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Shanina Shaik (R) and DJ Ruckus attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Heidi Klum attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Jared Leto attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Saoirse Ronan attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
Rashida Jones, whose makeup was done to perfection by an ALMAY stylist, at the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Rapper Wiz Khalifa attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Tatiana Maslany attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Serayah attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Singer Shawn Mendes attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Lindsey Vonn attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Ellie Goulding attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party Hosted By Radhika Jones - Arrivals at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Presley Ann/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: French Montana (L) and Sean Combs attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Edgar Ramirez attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Romee Strijd attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Jordan Peele attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Martha Hunt attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Connie Britton attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Elsa Hosk attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Vanessa Bryant and Kobe Bryant attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Amber Valletta attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: St. Vincent attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Lupita Nyong'o attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Lily Aldridge attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Danai Gurira attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Lydia Hearst attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Garbine Muguruza attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Jason Clarke attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Nina Agdal attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Emily Ratajkowski attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Musician Reggie Watts attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Faye Dunaway attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Betty Gabriel attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Sharon R. Friedrick (L) and actor Richard Jenkins attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Stella Maxwell attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Donald Sutherland attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Winston Duke attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Jenna Dewan arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Charli XCX arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Halsey arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Rebecca King-Crews (L) and Terry Crews attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Adam Scott (L) and Naomi Scott attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Eiza Gonzalez attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES, USA - MARCH 04 : Leslie Bibb arrives at the Vanity Fair Oscar Party at Amemberg Center at Santa Monica in Beverly Hills, CA, USA on March 04, 2018. (Photo by Philip Rock/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Justin Mikita (L) and actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Jwan Yosef (L) and singer Ricky Martin attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Maia Shibutani (L) and Alex Shibutani attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Mark Consuelos attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Marlon Wayans attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Adriana Lima attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Phoebe Tonkin attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Elizabeth Chambers (L) and actor Armie Hammer attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Abbie Cornish attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Jessica Williams attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Nadine Velazquez attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Zoe Lister-Jones attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Shanina Shaik attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Emily Arlook attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Haley Bennett attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Jaina Lee Ortiz attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Model Joan Smalls attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Christopher Backus and actress Mira Sorvino attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Poppy Jamie attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Adrien Brody attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Chantel Jeffries attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Andrea Riseborough attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Andra Day attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Taylor Hill/FilmMagic)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Allison Williams attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Mirai Nagasu (L) and Adam Rippon attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Camila Mendes attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Erin Foster (L) and Sara Foster (R) attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Ashley Tisdale attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Writer Janet Mock attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Sara Sampaio attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: David Lee (L) and Caroline Wozniacki attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Russell Wilson attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Hailee Steinfeld attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Julianne Hough attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Kelly Rohrbach attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Matthew Wilkas (L) and skier Gus Kenworthy attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Minnie Driver attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: (L-R) Emma Roberts and Evan Peters attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Kate Beckinsale attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by J. Merritt/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Amanda Seyfried attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Bebe Rexha attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Sarah Silverman attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Sebastian Bear-McClard (L) and model Emily Ratajkowski attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Producer Tyler Perry attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Jasmine Tookes attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Zooey Deschanel attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Adriana Lima attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Sienna Miller attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Marisa Tomei attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Lisa Bonet and Zoe Kravitz attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Maya Hawke attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Edei (L) and actor James Marsden attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actor Aaron Paul (L) and Lauren Parsekian attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Television host Padma Lakshmi attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Nasim Pedrad attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Juliette Lewis attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by George Pimentel/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Actress Kat Graham attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by John Shearer/Getty Images)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Karen Gillan attends the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/WireImage)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - MARCH 04: Giada Colagrande (L) and Willem Dafoe attend the 2018 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted by Radhika Jones at Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on March 4, 2018 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Dia Dipasupil/Getty Images)
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According to the email Bailey sent to members, the four categories will be presented during commercial breaks in the Oscar telecast, but live-streamed on Oscar.com and on the Academy’s social media accounts. They will then be “slightly edited” and will appear later on during the telecast, which will save time by eliminating the winners’ walks to the stage.

On Twitter, the hashtag #PresentAll24 has been in use ever since the Academy announced last August that it would move some categories, then undisclosed, into the breaks. But when the affected categories were revealed on Monday, the conversation heated up, with the Academy drawing fire both for the decision to hand out any awards off the air and for the choice of categories, which it said will change every year.

“Bailey was inspired to become a cinematographer by Vittorio Storaro. His credits include ‘Mishima: A Life in Four Chapters’ and ‘Groundhog Day,’ and he writes a blog for the American Society of Cinematographers,” New York Times critic Manohla Dargis wrote on Twitter. “This decision is insulting and wrong.”

“This is a failure of stewardship, a failure of nerve, a failure of producing, a failure to understand television, a failure of network custody of the Oscars, and a failure of Academy governance,” author and journalist Mark Harris wrote.

In a subsequent tweet, Harris added, “This is about ABC using the falling ratings for ALL awards shows as a way to tell AMPAS ‘You’re doing it wrong’ with the goal of turning the show into an infomercial for commercial Hollywood product, including its own, and AMPAS being too naïve about TV to know it’s being played.”

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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Meryl Streep attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Meryl Streep and Don Gummer attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Mazur/WireImage)
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Actors Nicole Kidman (L) and Meryl Streep attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Meryl Streep (L) and Don Gummer attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Meryl Streep attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: Actors Meryl Streep (L) and Frances McDormand attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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HOLLYWOOD, CA - MARCH 04: (L-R) Actors Meryl Streep and Woody Harrelson and Makani Harrelson during the 90th Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
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While Bailey said that the categories were chosen from the six branches of the Academy whose executive committees volunteered to move into the breaks, Harris and others pointed out that the four affected categories do not include any nominees from “Black Panther” or any other movie by Disney, the parent company of Oscar broadcaster ABC.

And many of those who used the #PresentAll24 hashtag noted that the move was more likely to alienate fans of the show than attract new fans or substantially impact the ratings.

For example, Adam Benzine, the Oscar-nominated director of the short film “Claude Lanzmann: Spectres of the Shoah,” called it “a black day for the Academy,” and added, “The saddest thing about this colossal disrespect to the craft of filmmaking? Watch as cutting 3 minutes of live speeches from professionals who’ve dedicated their careers to the craft does NOTHING to stem the ratings decline.”

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