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externalSean Penn calls for Academy Awards boycott if Zelensky is not invited to speak.

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by The Kyiv Independent news deskMarch 27, 2022 1:20 pm

The Oscar-winning U.S. actor, who is making a documentary about Russia's war and helping Ukrainian refugees in Poland through his CORE foundation, told CNN that if the Oscars refuse to let President Volodymyr Zelensky speak about Russian aggression at the March 28 award ceremony it would be "the most obscene moment in all of Hollywood history."

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