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Unique West Side Story star condemns Oscars for not welcoming Rachel Zegler

Rachel Zegler during the filming for the Graham Norton Show (Image: PA)

Russ Tamblyn, who featured in the 1961 variant film, noticed Zegler’s featuring job and asked the Academy to ‘make her proud’
One of West Side Story’s unique stars says Oscars coordinators have a “obligation” to observe Rachel Zegler a seat after the entertainer uncovered she had not been welcome to the honors. Russ Tamblyn, who played Riff in the 1961 adaptation of the film, noticed Zegler’s featuring job in the 2021 change and asked the Academy to “make her proud”.

It comes after Zegler stunned fans subsequent to answering to a remark on Instagram asking her what she would be wearing to the function on Sunday.

“I’m not welcomed so workout pants and my beau’s wool,”

she composed.

The news created commotion via web-based entertainment, with many incorporating Tamblyn saying something regarding what is happening.

“@TheAcademy as a democratic part and the first Riff, let me say: it’s your obligation to track down Rachel a seat at the Oscars,”

the entertainer composed.

“She STARS in #Westsidestory which is selected no matter how you look at it. At the point when they say portrayal matters, this is what that implies. Kindly make her proud.”

Zegler stars as one of the film’s heroes, Maria, close by Ansel Elgort and Ariana DeBose in Steven Spielberg’s 2021 redo of the West End hit melodic. She recently expressed gratitude toward fans for their help and said she would

“regard the cycle”.

“Wow, people!! like all the help, I outrageously do,”

she said.

“We live in such exceptional times, and a great deal of work in the background goes into getting film sorcery going.

“That goes for film creations (like the one I am so fortunate to be right now shooting in London) and entertainment pageants the same. How about we generally regard the interaction and i’ll get off my telephone x R.”


West Side Story has procured seven gestures at the current year’s Oscars, including best picture, best chief, best supporting entertainer, best cinematography and best sound.


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