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Oscars: 'Everywhere' director says drag 'is no threat to anyone' in acceptance speech

Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert won Best Director at the 2023 Oscars for their movie Everything Everywhere All Once

, and will be The Oscars are dedicated to “all the moms in the world,” Scheinert released a statement that seemed to address the anti-cross-dressing and anti-LGBTQ laws sweeping Tennessee.

World, to our moms, especially my mom and dad, thank you for being there when I make really disturbing horror or really kinky comedy or Wearing drag as a kid didn’t suppress my creativity, and it wasn’t a threat to anyone! ’” Scheinert said to cheers from the audience.

The director’s comments come after Tennessee recently passed two controversial anti-LGBTQ laws — one of which Restrictions on gender affirming care for minors and another restrictions on drag queens in public Laws for venue performances. Several other Hollywood figures

have protested on social media in recent days.

Kwan, after thanking his family and friends, added: “Everyone has greatness, no matter who they are. If you have a genius waiting to explode, you just need to find the right people to unlock it. Big thanks to everyone who unlocked my genius. This means a lot to us. Thanks Academy! “

Nicole Kidman and Idris Elba presents the award to Daniels. Everything Everywhere All On Once won seven 1961 nominations, including the grand prize of the night, Best Picture .

According to Better Collective, their win made them the No. Three best director Oscar-winning duos.In Wise won the West Side Story

and won in the 2023 Joel Coen and Ethan Coen won Old People Without Borders.

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