12 of the Most Unforgettable (and Controversial) Moments of Celeb Activism in Oscars History

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When we tune into awards shows, we expect glitz, glamour, and surprises. But for the Oscars, Hollywood’s biggest and best don’t just turn out, they also turn up to promote their political views. The Academy Awards have a storied history of stars using the ceremony as a sounding board for hot button issues that are important to them — and, often, to others as well. Here are 12 of the most unforgettable political statements in Oscars history:

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