这位83岁的演员因在 “父亲” 尽管许多人相信已故的查德威克·玻色曼（Chadwick Boseman）将在死后获得点头, the Academy reportedly did not allow Hopkins to accept his win via Zoom due to a strict policy. The Academy had set up “hubs” across the world in Dublin and London where nominees could travel to give their acceptance speeches in case they won.
然而, Hopkins had “no desire to travel to hubs in Dublin or London,” his representatives recently told IndieWire, adding that they “pleaded for [霍普金斯] to be allowed to Zoom.”
显然地, the Academy scoffed at the request as Hopkins was in his native Wales, so the actor went to sleep.
Hopkins did record a video acceptance speech on Monday morning and mentioned the late Boseman.
“Good morning. Here I am in my homeland in Wales and at 83 years of age I did not expect to get this award, I really didn’t. I’m very grateful to the Academy and thank you,” Hopkins said.
“And I want to pay tribute to Chadwick Boseman, who was taken from us far too early and again thank you all very much,” 他总结. “I really did not expect this, so I feel very privileged and honored. 谢谢你。”
根据 品种, citing early Nielsen numbers, 的 Oscars ratings plummeted to a record low with an average of 9.85 million viewers watching the show Sunday evening, which is a 58.3%, 13.75 million viewer drop-off from last year. 此外, the show earned a mere 1.9 rating among the key demographic of adults age 18-49.
Reps for Hopkins and the Academy did not immediately respond to Fox News’ 征求意见.