Ryan Gosling & America Ferrera SLAM Oscars For Snubbing Margot Robbie & Greta Gerwig: ‘They Made History’!

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Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera are simply as upset as the remainder of us over this 12 months’s Oscars nominations!

Ever because the Barbie film got here out, everybody believed Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig would get nominated on the Academy Awards this 12 months. Not solely was it an enormous success on the field workplace, arguably saving the movie show enterprise after the pandemic stored audiences away, however their work on-camera and off-camera created a movie that deeply resonated with folks worldwide. So the 2 girls appeared like a shoo-in to get noms!

Barbie made audiences *really feel* far more than “serious” motion pictures.

But when the nominations dropped earlier right now, folks instantly seen two evident omissions. Margot did not earn a nomination within the Best Actress class, whereas Greta was out of the working for Best Director. Naturally, followers of the Barbie film had been dissatisfied and shocked by snubs. And they weren’t alone of their emotions.

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Ryan, who scored a Best Supporting Actor nomination for his position as Ken within the movie, expressed his disappointment over the information. He advised People in a press release:

“There is no Ken without Barbie, and there is no Barbie movie without Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie, the two people most responsible for this history-making, globally-celebrated film. No recognition would be possible for anyone on the film without their talent, grit and genius.”

The 43-year-old actress famous that his disappointment over their lack of nominations within the performing and directing classes “would be an understatement,” including:

“Against all odds with nothing but a couple of soulless, scantily clad, and thankfully crotchless dolls, they made us laugh, they broke our hearts, they pushed the culture and they made history. Their work should be recognized along with the other very deserving nominees.”

While Ryan isn’t proud of how the nominations turned out, he’s happy with not solely himself however co-star, America Ferrera, who’s within the working for Best Supporting Actress this 12 months:

“I am extremely honored to be nominated by my colleagues alongside such remarkable artists in a year of so many great films. And I never thought I’d being saying this, but I’m also incredibly honored and proud that it’s for portraying a plastic doll named Ken.”

Like Ryan, America additionally “was incredibly disappointed” Greta and Margot had been snubbed! She advised Variety:

“Greta has done just about everything that a director could do to deserve it. Creating this world, and taking something that didn’t have inherent value to most people and making it a global phenomenon. It feels disappointing to not see her on that list.”

And The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants star took a second to reward Margot as effectively, saying:

“What Margot achieved as an actress is truly unbelievable. One of the things about Margot as an actress is how easy she makes everything look. And perhaps people got fooled into thinking that the work seems easy, but Margot is a magician as an actress in front of the screen, and it was one of the honors of my career to get to witness her pull off the amazing performance she did. She brings so much heart and humor and depth and joy and fun to the character. In my book, she’s a master.”

Although Barbie made historical past as one in every of three movies directed by a girl to earn a finest image nod, America simply desires to see feminine administrators “acknowledged” for his or her nice work transferring ahead:

“It’s as it should be. Women filmmakers telling all different kinds of stories that resonate in different ways in the culture is the goal. I would love to see even even more female-directed movies on the list and to see more female directors acknowledged for making the best cinema of the year.”

It’s an actual disgrace the Academy didn’t give Margot and Greta the popularity they deserved for his or her work on this movie. Reactions, Perezcious readers? Sound OFF within the feedback beneath.

[Image via Warner Bros. Pictures/YouTube, Phil Lewis/WENN]

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