The 56-year-old actress opened up to Variety in a new feature about Latinx film representation, and revealed why she has never been invited to attend or present at award ceremony.
Rosie was nominated for her role in Fearless in the Best Supporting Actress category in 1994.
Click inside to see what Rosie Perez said about not being invited to the Oscars…
“Not even to sit in the audience, not to present, nothing — and I’m a member. I love the Academy Awards. I cheer on my peers, but it hurts,” Rosie admitted by being left out from the show.
She likens it to “like when your home team doesn’t ask you to come back into the stadium after you got up to bat and hit the home run.”
Anna won the Oscar, becoming the second youngest winner at the show.
This year, the Oscars will a bit different. See what’s happening with them here…