In the alleged Oscar "scandal" surrounding the nomination of the relatively unknown Andrea Riseborough as best actress, the organizers have decided that this decision will not be reversed.

The controversial massive campaigns for Riseborough in online networks caused "concern", the Oscar Academy said on Tuesday.

However, these "did not reach a level that would require the cancellation of the nomination".

Riseborough was surprisingly nominated for an Oscar in the Best Actress category last week for her leading role in the film To Leslie.

This had been praised by critics.

It only grossed $27,000 at the box office, so hardly anyone saw it.

Gwyneth Paltrow and Edward Norton support Riseborough

Immediately before the nominations were decided, however, there had been massive advertising campaigns for Riseborough in online networks.

The British actress was supported by Hollywood stars such as Gwyneth Paltrow and Edward Norton, among others.

Thereafter, there were allegations that the campaign violated the academy's lobbying regulations.

The 9,500 members of the Academy decide on the nominations for the Oscars.

The selection process has been the subject of heated debates for years.

The most important film award in the world will be presented in Hollywood on March 12 this year.

The anti-war drama "Nothing New in the West" is the first German film in history to be nominated for an Oscar for best film.

The Netflix production by director Edward Berger was nominated in nine categories, making it one of the favorites in this year's Oscar race.

The science fiction adventure comedy “Everything Everywhere All At Once” by the director duo Daniel Kwan and Daniel Scheinert received eleven and thus the most nominations.

In addition to “Nothing New in the West”, the Irish tragic comedy “The Banshees of Inisherin” received nine nominations.