Why Was Steve McQueen Sarcastically Clapping During Screenwriter John Ridley's '12 Years a Slave' Oscar Acceptance Speech?

By Alicia Dennis on
(Getty Images)A handful of very odd things seemed to be happening in the moments after John Ridley was awarded the Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay for 12 Years a Slave. First, Ridley completely skipped past director Steve McQueen on his way to the podium without even looking at him. Then he failed to mention McQueen at any point during his acceptance speech. Finally, when the camera cut to McQueen near the conclusion of Ridley's speech, he appeared to have some trouble clapping like a...Read Full Story