Janet Mock Sounds Off On 'Pose' Being Snubbed For NAACP Image Award Nominations On Twitter

February 15th 2019

The nominations for the 50th Annual NAACP Image Awards were announced, and Twitter has sounded off. Many are also scratching their heads at one glaring omission.

Pose, the groundbreaking period drama featuring the largest transgender cast ever for a scripted series, did not earn a single nomination. The FX drama, which has been the subject of commercial and critical acclaim, did not receive a nomination for Outstanding Drama Series. Also, Billy Porter, MJ Rodriguez and Indya Moore weren't nominated in the acting categories, despite widespread and well-earned acclaim surrounding their performances.

Janet Mock, a transgender activist who serves as a writer, director and producer on Pose, expressed her disappointment at the show's omission from the NAACP nomination list on Twitter.

Mock was not alone in her disappointment in Pose's glaring omission.

Nonetheless, the critical and commercial acclaim of Pose speaks for itself. FX has renewed the show for a second season, slated to air sometime in 2019.

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Photo: Roy Rochlin/Getty Images

by Jordan Simon on February 15th 2019

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