It came as a surprise when Mark Rylance took home the best supporting actor Oscar beating the frontrunner Sylvester Stallone and like his fans, “Creed” star’s brother Frank was visibly upset by the Academy’s decision.
Sylvester, 69, appeared to be in fine spirits and thanked his fans for all the support captioning his Oscar red carpet photo “NEVER GIVE IN , NEVER GIVE OUT , NEVER GIVE UP! Thanks for the support.” But Frank could not stop himself from slamming the Academy and calling Rylance’s win a “Hollywood
To all the “real Rocky’s” of the world, Please hang on to your dreams, NEVER GIVE IN , NEVER… http://t.co/PDYn9XEwZF
— Sylvester Stallone (@TheSlyStallone) February 29, 2016
“The Academy should be ashamed of themselves. It’s as clear as the nose on your face that Sly won. Mark who? It’s total Hollywood bullshit,” he tweeted.
The “Rocky” star later reacted to his sibling’s comments.
“Sorry, didn’t mean for this picture to go up before saying that I’m very happy and please understand my brother is so emotional because he is just very protective and only wants the best for me. Life is good!,” he wrote on Instagram.
Sylvester was nominated in the category for his role in “Creed.” Rylance won the Oscar for his role of KGB agent Rudolf Abel in Steven Spielberg’s Cold War-set drama “Bridge of Spies”.