Clint Eastwood Hey Oscar Protesters ... Most People Don't Win

1/23/2016 6:59 AM PST

Clint Eastwood -- five-time Oscar winner and eleven-time nominee -- has some advice for people who got snubbed at the Academy Awards this year ... quit whining.

Eastwood -- an Academy stalwart -- isn't buying into the protests over the so-called black snub.

Check out the video. Clint's polite for sure, but he has a bite.