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Mahershala Ali says he refused to film sex scene because of his religion


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Check out what's clicking today in entertainment.Mahershala Ali is opening up about his award-winning acting career and the limits he sets when accepting roles.The 46-year-old actor, who has starred in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button," "House of Cards" and "Moonlight," got candid on Common's "Mind Power Mixtape" podcast about his personal and professional life.When speaking about his role as Tizzy Weathers in "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" opposite Taraji P. Two years later, he became the first Black actor to win two Academy Awards in the same category, according to reports.CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR ENTERTAINMENT NEWSLETTERIn 2019, Ali also took home a Golden Globe for his role as the real-life Don Shirley in "Green Book." His win came amid some backlash he faced from Shirley's real family, who claimed his portrayal of the musician was not accurate.After his win, Ali addressed the controversy backstage at the awards show.CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP“I will say this, my job is always the same: I have to look at what I am doing and be responsible for it.”

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