Stacey Dash cites ‘double standard’ in Oscars boycott: ‘We need to get rid of channels like BET’

Stacey Dash cites ‘double standard’ in Oscars boycott: ‘We need to get rid of channels like BET’
Stacey Dash

After Hollywood director Spike Lee and actress Jada Pinkett Smith announced on Monday they would boycott the 2016 Academy Awards ceremony because no black actors were nominated in major categories, conservative actress and Fox News contributor Stacey Dash chimed in on the racial controversy.

During an interview Wednesday, Dash told “Fox and Friends” host Steve Doocy that Americans should “make up our minds” when it comes to racial diversity, saying that that “either we want to have segregation or integration.”

“If we don’t want segregation then we need to get rid of channels like BET and the BET Awards and the [NAACP] Image Awards, where you are only awarded if you are black,” Dash said. “If it were the other way around, we would be up in arms.

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