Hillary Clinton has joined the record of celebrities expressing their displeasure on the Oscars snub of “Barbie” creator Greta Gerwig and lead actress Margot Robbie.
After the politician shared her ideas on the matter, followers slammed her for connecting the snub to her election loss in 2016, whereas some supported Clinton.
Ryan Gosling and America Ferrera, the 2 actors from “Barbie” who had been truly nominated, have every launched statements on the snub.
Hillary Clinton Made A Publish About The Oscars ‘Barbie’ Snub
On Tuesday, the Oscars nominations had been lastly introduced to the world, and naturally, “Barbie” swept a number of classes. The hit movie obtained eight nominations within the classes of Greatest Image, Greatest Tailored Screenplay, Costume Design, Manufacturing Design, and extra. Nevertheless, two very main classes had been lacking from its record of nominations.
Ryan Gosling, the actor behind Ken, was nominated for Greatest Supporting Actor, and America Ferrera was nominated for Greatest Supporting Actress. Nevertheless, director Greta Gerwig and lead star Margot Robbie weren’t nominated for Greatest Director and Greatest Actress, respectively.
Greta & Margot,
Whereas it will possibly sting to win the field workplace however not take residence the gold, your tens of millions of followers love you.
You’re each a lot greater than Kenough.#HillaryBarbie
— Hillary Clinton (@HillaryClinton) January 24, 2024
Within the days because the nomination “snub” was revealed, many followers and stars have made statements about their opinion on Gerwig and Robbie’s absence, together with Hillary Clinton.
Her tweet on X, previously Twitter, learn, “Greta & Margot, Whereas it will possibly sting to win the field workplace however not take residence the gold, your tens of millions of followers love you. You’re each a lot greater than Kenough. #HillaryBarbie.”
Followers Had Blended Reactions To Hillary Clinton’s ‘Barbie’ Tweet
On X, there have been blended reactions to Clinton’s tweet, with some saying that the message was a comparability to her defeat within the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Clinton was predicted to win the election on the time as a result of she held the favored vote by a 2.9 million hole. Nevertheless, she finally misplaced to Donald Trump as a result of electoral faculty system.
Many tweets criticized Clinton for her touch upon the “Barbie” snub.
One from Jason Rants learn, “Hillary Clinton is making an attempt to make ‘Barbie’ about herself. The narcissism is astonishing, mildly threatening.” One other individual wrote, “ fairly a bit about anticipating to win however falling quick, I count on.”
A 3rd individual commented beneath Clinton’s tweet, “‘Barbie’ was a foul film. Simply because it made some huge cash doesn’t make it good or a winner. Equally, simply because Hillary Clinton obtained quite a lot of votes doesn’t make her good or [a] President of america. Oppenheimer was a a lot better movie. And Trump a greater candidate.”
Nevertheless, there have been additionally individuals who supported Clinton and appreciated the tweet. One such remark learn, “Just like the film, #HillaryBarbie received the favored vote.”
‘Barbie’ Stars Additionally Made Posts About The Snub
Gosling additionally launched an announcement criticizing the Academy for recognizing “Barbie” with out recognizing Gerwig and Robbie. He wrote, “There isn’t any Ken with out Barbie, and there’s no Barbie film with out Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie, the 2 folks most chargeable for this history-making, globally-celebrated movie.”
Gosling wrote that it’s an “understatement” to say that he’s disenchanted in regards to the duo not being acknowledged and mentioned each ladies “needs to be acknowledged together with the opposite very deserving nominees.” He additionally expressed his pleasure for Ferrera’s nomination and that of the a number of artists whose work was acknowledged by means of the assorted nominations.
For her half, Ferrera launched an announcement to Folks Journal in regards to the snub and her pleasure for being a part of the movie. It learn, “Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie made historical past and raised the bar with ‘Barbie.’ The cultural and business influence they’ve achieved might be felt for generations, and I’m so grateful to them for asking me to be part of it.”
Different Celebs Reacted To Margot Robbie And Greta Gerwig’s Snub
Apart from the “Barbie” stars and Clinton, different huge names in Hollywood additionally reacted to the Oscars snub and expressed their disappointment. Michelle Yeoh, winner of the Greatest Actress class on the 2023 Oscars ceremony, spoke about it throughout a Wednesday “At this time” present look.
She mentioned, “The one take is, like, it’s so aggressive on the market, and there’s no assure since you’re not the one voter, you realize? It’s widespread. Thank God the film obtained nominated for Greatest Image. However you do assume, ‘How do you get nominated for Greatest Image however not Greatest Director and never Greatest Actress?’”
Writer Stephen King additionally made tweets in regards to the snub, questioning why Gerwig, particularly, was skipped for the Greatest Director nomination, with the submit, “Can that truly be true?”
He additionally expressed disapproval of the Academy’s choice course of, saying, “The Oscar nominations and moviegoing tastes have just about parted firm.”