Wanda Sykes has called out Amy Schumer’s attempts to get Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelensky to speak during the 2022 Oscars.
Schumer previously said that she thought it would be a good idea for Zelensky to speak at the ceremony “because there are so many eyes on the Oscars”.
Now, Sykes, who is co-presenting this year’s ceremony with Schumer and Regina Hall, criticised the idea while walking the red carpet with her wife Alex Niedbalski.
Last week, Schumer claimed that her request to have the president of Ukraine speak at the ceremony in the wake of Russia’s ongoing invasion of the country was rejected by producers.
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