10/25/2013 09:57 am ET Updated Oct 25, 2013

Film Stars Who've Refused To Campaign For An Oscar


The politics of Hollywood awards-season campaigning has become the stuff of headline news, and Michael Fassbender is far from the first actor to refuse to lobby for an Oscar. The actor, who has a chance at being nominated this year for "12 Years a Slave" and "The Counselor," made a splash last week when an interview with GQ revealed that he would not participate in awards-season electioneering because he'll be in New Zealand for a project.

Fassbender's reason for dipping out of the pre-Oscar scene is tame when compared to the smattering of stars who've outright lambasted the politicking that takes place during the lead-up to Hollywood's biggest night. Here's a look at six famous faces who made waves with their anti-Oscar sentiments.

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