UPDATE: Thursday, Jan. 21 (2:00 p.m. ET) – After showing his support of the Oscar ban and confirming that he’s “in a quandary”; about attending the Academy Awards amid the #OscarsSoWhite controversy, Mark Ruffalo is speaking out to clarify his statements.

Taking to Twitter on Thursday, the Spotlight actor confirmed he’ll be attending this year’s Oscars. “To clear up any confusion. I will be going to the Oscars in support of the victims of clergy Sexual Abuse and good journalism. #Spotlight,”; he tweeted, before adding, “I do support the Oscar Ban movement’s position that the nominations do not reflect the diversity of our community.”;

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The Oscar-nominated actor went on to elaborate on a political stance he touched upon in a Channel 4 News & BBC interview. “I hope the Oscar Ban movement opens the way for my peers to open their hearts to the #BlackLivesMatter movement as well.”;

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Watch the Channel 4 interview below.

In an interview with the BBC, Oscar nominee Mark Ruffalo says he might not attend the Oscars due to the lack of diversity.
Ruffalo opens up about America, everyday racism and the #OscarsSoWhite trending topic on Twitter, saying: “It isn’t just the Academy Awards. The entire American system is rife with a kind of white privileged racism that goes into our justice system.”
The Best Supporting Actor nominee reveals he wasn’t sure if will attend the ceremony due to all of the conflict. “I’m weighing it,”; he says. “That’s where I’m at right now. I woke up in the morning thinking, “what is the right way to do this?’ Because if you look at Martin Luther King’s legacy, what he was saying was, the good people who don’t act are much worse than the people, the wrongdoers that are purposely not acting and don’t know the right way.”;