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On 'GMA,' Will Smith says he will skip Oscars, calls diversity 'the American superpower'

On 'GMA,' Will Smith says he will skip Oscars, calls diversity 'the American superpower'

In an appearance on "Good Morning America" on Thursday, Will Smith said he will be joining his wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, in skipping this year's Academy Awards. 

"There’s a position that we hold in this community, and if we’re not part of the solution, we’re part of the problem," Smith told Robin Roberts. 

For the second year in a row, no people of color were included in the 20 acting nominees, and several performers who'd been considered awards contenders, including Smith (star of "Concussion"), Idris...

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