Worst Actor: Lebron James receives Razzie nomination for Space Jam performance

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Lebron James is named “Worst Actor” for his performance in Space Jam: A New Legacythe 2022 Razzie Awards announced on Monday.

James is also nominated for “Worst Screen Couple” alongside “Any Warner Cartoon Character (or Time-Warner Product) He Dribbles on”.

The film itself received nods for “Worst Picture” and “Worst Remake, Scam or Sequel”.

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James has previously been accused of ignoring human rights abuses in China and being the regime’s mouthpiece. When Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted in support of pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong in 2019, James told reporters, “I think he was either misinformed or uneducated. on the situation”.

He has also faced backlash over his ties to Nike, which has been accused of benefiting from forced labor in China’s Xinjiang province – so much so that the company was forced to issue a statement announcing that it “does not source products from the XUAR and we have confirmed with our contracted suppliers that they do not use textiles or yarns from the region.”

James recently came under fire after mocking Kyle Rittenhouse during his trial for the deaths of two rioters during the 2020 Kenosha, Wisconsin riots. When Rittenhouse began to cry on the stand, James of themsummer“What tears????? I didn’t see any. Man stop it! That boy ate lemon heads before entering the court.”

Space Jam: A New Legacy faced a slew of criticism following its summer 2021 release. GuardianSimran Hans deemed the sequel “largely unfunny”, while Richard Roeper wrote, “I wish I could not see what I saw”, for the Chicago-Sun Times.

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Mary Sollosi added: “Here’s the thing with basketball: it’s extremely watchable. Here’s the thing with Space Jam: A New Legacy: It’s not”, in his review for Weekly entertainment. The film currently has a critical score of 25% on Rotten Tomatoes.

The awards show also features a category specifically dedicated to Bruce Willis, titled ‘Bruce Willis’ worst performance in a film of 2021′.

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