Popular film producer Brett Ratner has on 8th November resigned as the producer of the 84th Academy Awards. The decision to resign came a day after the film maker had made a gay slur during a question and answer session during the screening of his upcoming film.
The film maker had apologized to use the word ‘fag’ at an event that had taken place in Hollywood on 4th November. The remarks made by the film maker had made a huge fuss among the internet users, who had opined that Ratner is a wrong man.
On the other hand the president of the Academy Awards Tom Sherak had said that Ratner is a good man but the comments made by him were not at all acceptable. Sherak had also added that the resignation of Ratner was good for the academy as well as for himself.
The film maker was named as the Oscar producer in the month of August along with the TV veteran Don Mischer. Ratner had issued an open letter, in which he had explained the reason of his resignation. In the letter Brett had mentioned that being asked to be the producer of the Academy was the proudest moment but this is even more painful moment for him.