Jimmy Kimmel highlights lack of female Best Director nominees in opening monologue

The Oscars host made the jab about the lack of gender diversity within the Best Director shortlist as he noted Avatar: The Way of Water filmmaker James Cameron was absent from the ceremony on Sunday. "James Cameron is not here. You know a show is too long when even James Cameron can't sit through it," he joked. "Some of the cynics are saying Jim Cameron isn't here because he didn't get a best director nomination and while I find that very hard to believe about a man of such deep humility. He does have a point...”