The 2023 Oscars In Memoriam segment on Sunday night has drawn criticism for those Hollywood names left unregarded including Anne Heche, Tom Sizemore, Paul Sorvino, Charlbi Dean, and Leslie Jordan. To name a few.
Family, friends, and viewers have all expressed surprise and disappointment at the absences they fairly expected to have been included in a segment saluting stars and filmmakers who died over the past year.
Before introducing the In Memoriam montage Sunday night, Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel tried to make light of it, saying “Now it’s time for the interactive part of the show. Everybody, please get out your phones, it’s time to vote. If you think Robert Blake should be part of the In Memoriam montage, text, ‘give me a Blake’ to the number on your screen.”
Blake was omitted. Then again he had company.
As Variety reported, John Travolta appeared to be overcome…