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Cynthia Erivo Says She Declined Invitation To Sing At BAFTAs Due To All-White Nominations In Acting Categories
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Cynthia Erivo, star of 2019's Harriet, turned down an invitation to sing at the British Film Academy's annual award event after seeing a nominations list that she told the Associated Press "wasn't representative of what we saw this year in film at all."

The Black British actor was snubbed despite other nominations of her work by other organizations.

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