On Sunday (January 30), A’Ziah took to Twitter to criticize the studio for not inviting her 2022 Independent Spirit Award.
Click inside to find out what she wrote…
“I think it’s hilarious ZOLA won 7 awards and no one thought to invite me nor put me in the writer award category,” she wrote. “As if there would be a movie or a screenplay to write if I didn’t…write it? Almost any movie this year and any movie @A24 has EVER made btw. ”
A’Ziah wrote in a separate paragraph, “Let’s be clear: my beef is exclusively for A24. Not the creator is not the award show. a24 [sic] OP is rn [sic]. No body eles.”
“I have been credited and I am VERY happy with my EP credits! I’m scared [director] Janicza [Bravo] & Jeremy [O. Harris]of writing and directing. They deserved it & fought for me for YEARS. However, not getting an invitation or even being thought of is the problem,” she added.
Based on a Twitter thread about A’ZiahThat went viral, Zola revolves around a waitress/dancer who is lured into a Florida striptease weekend for some quick cash – but the trip turns into a sleepless 48-hour adventure involving a random friend. main, pimp and her idiot boyfriend.
Find out who is who nominated this year Independent Spirit Award.
I have been credited and I am VERY happy with my EP credits!
I am in awe of Janicza & Jeremy’s writing and directing.
They deserved it & fought for me for YEARS.
However, not receiving an invitation or even being thought of is a problem.
– Zola👑 (@_zolarmoon) January 31, 2022
https://www.justjared.com/2022/01/30/real-life-zola-aziah-king-calls-out-a24-for-not-inviting-her-to-independent-spirit-awards/ Real-life ‘Zola’ A’Ziah King Calls Out A24 For Not Inviting Her To Independent Spirit Awards