Clueless Star: 'Arquette Needs to Do Her History'

Stacey Dash weighed in on the Oscars on 'Fox & Friends'
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 23, 2015 10:51 AM CST

You can stop holding your breath: Stacey Dash, Clueless star turned Fox News pundit, has examined last night's Oscars and deemed Hollywood's big night too liberal. Dash appeared on Fox & Friends this morning to offer up her take on the activism at play, especially in the acceptance speeches, and she took particular issue with Patricia Arquette's call for equal pay and equal rights for women. "Patricia Arquette needs to do her history," Dash said. "In 1963, Kennedy passed the equal pay law. It's still in effect. I didn't get the memo that I didn't have any rights." She also seemed displeased, in general, with the rest of the clips shown by Fox & Friends, including John Legend's call to fight for civil rights, the Raw Story reports.

"I was appalled," she said of the night's lean to the left. "I could not believe it." She added that, like Donald Trump, "I miss the glamour, the elegance, the class, the majesty of the Oscars. You know, I'm an actress. I've dreamed about it my whole life. And it just seems to be going away." She also agreed with a co-host's idea that American Sniper may not have won best picture because director Clint Eastwood participated in the Republican National Convention in 2012, even though "that's what America wants to see," she said, citing box-office numbers. As for Trump, he appeared on Fox before Dash, as Mediaite reports, and among his criticisms was the fact that Birdman director Alejandro Inarritu won so many awards. "It was a great night for Mexico, as usual," Trump said. "This guy kept getting up and up and up. What's he doing? He's walking away with all the gold?" (More Oscars stories.)

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