At the 2007 Academy Awards, sound mixer Michael Minkler made rude and hurtful comments about his colleague Kevin O’Connell who left the awards early to be by his dying mother’s side. We think that was a really low class, dirty move and we lost respect for Michael Minkler as a result.
Further discussion about Michael Minkler’s hateful comments and his subsequent attempts to censor any online discussions about them can be read at the following links:
Go straight to hell Michael Minkler! (Sound Oscar winner)
(this URL was taken down after legal threats and bullying by Michael Minkler. See Michael Minkler gets 7-year old message board post deleted)