Nick Cannon, Annie Lennox and 16 Other Surprising New Academy Members

Nick Cannon, Annie Lennox and 16 Other Surprising New Academy Members
The latest batch of new members invited to the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences continues a tradition from the last few years, with many more nonwhite members and the first ever gender-equal invite list.

This year the Academy invited 842 members into their ranks. Exactly half were women, and 29% were people of color. It puts the Academy on pace to meet its 2020 diversity goals, if not surpass them. The number of nonwhite members has already doubled in the last three years, and the number of female members could double by next year.

But to do that, the Academy invited…Nick Cannon? We love “The Masked Singer” and “Drumline” as much as the next guy, but we definitely did not see that one coming. And the Academy even went all-in on Marvel, inviting Spider-Man himself, Tom Holland, as well as “Black Panther” breakouts Letitia Wright and Winston Duke, who could
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