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The Academy President has spoken out about the lack of diversity featured at the Oscars this year.

FOX's Jacquelyn Karl has more:

Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences President Cheryl Boone Isaacs issuing a statement promising more diversity and quickly after both Spike Lee and Jada Pinkett Smith spoke out on Monday.

In an interview with USA Today, Issacs responding to what can be done:

(Issacs) We need to nurture, to grow talent, to promote talent to make sure that we are including all different peoples."

Adding, "This is a difficult, but important conversation and it's time for big changes. The Academy is taking dramatic steps to alter the makeup of our membership."

Jacquelyn Karl, FOX News.