Los Angeles: US Vice President Joe Biden will attend a Academy Awards ceremony, where he will deliver Lady Gaga’s opening of “Til It Happens to You” from a documentary “The Hunting Ground”, reliable a White House official.
Gaga and Diane Warren’s “Til It Happens to You” is nominated for best strange strain alongside The Weeknd (“Earned It” from “Fifty Shades of Grey”), Sam Smith (“Writing’s on a Wall” from “Spectre”), David Lang (“Simple Song #3” from “Youth”), and J. Ralph and Anohni (“Manta Ray” from “Racing Extinction”).
“The Hunting Ground,” about campus passionate assault, addresses one of Biden’s signature issues. A longtime disciple opposite passionate assault, and a author of a 1994 Violence Against Women Act, Biden is approaching to approach viewers to a It’s on Us campaign.
The open recognition debate asks people to make a personal joining to assistance keep women and group protected from passionate assault.
Biden’s coming is surprising for a Oscars, though not unprecedented. Former Vice President Charles Curtis attended a 4th Academy Awards in 1931 on President Herbert Hoover’s behalf.
First Lady Michelle Obama presented best design (to Ben Affleck’s “Argo”) remotely from a White House in 2013, and President Ronald Reagan delivered a taped summary in 1981. Franklin Roosevelt had addressed a Oscars around radio in 1941.
The clamp boss will attend a Oscars with his wife, Jill Biden. White House orator Josh Earnest pronounced that Biden’s coming would be “relatively brief.”
“The Vice President has finished a lot of critical work in heading a bid to finish attack opposite women and to finish passionate assault,” pronounced Earnest during a White House daily press briefing.
“This is an event for him to mount during a rather high-profile lectern when millions of people opposite a nation and around a universe will be watching. And we consider a Vice President’s passion for this emanate will be clear once again on Sunday night.”