Margot Robbie, 33, reportedly spoke out publicly for the primary time about her Oscar snub at a SAG-AFTRA dialogue this week. The proficient actress, who performed the lead position within the profitable movie Barbie, surprisingly wasn’t nominated for an Academy Award within the Finest Actress class this 12 months, however admitted she doesn’t really feel “unhappy” about it.
“There’s no technique to really feel unhappy when you’re this blessed,” she mentioned through the dialogue by way of Selection. She additionally added that Barbie director Greta Gerwig‘s lack of a nomination within the Finest Director class was extra upsetting.
“Clearly, I believe Greta must be nominated as a director,” she mentioned. “What she did is a once-in-a-career, once-in-a-lifetime factor. What she pulled off, it truly is. But it surely’s been an unbelievable 12 months for all of the movies.”
Regardless of Margot and Greta’s lack of particular person Oscar recognition, Barbie nonetheless scored eight nominations, which is one thing Margot is “past ecstatic” about. The nominations embrace greatest image, tailored screenplay, supporting actor for Ryan Gosling, supporting actress for America Ferrera, costume design, manufacturing design and two nominations for authentic track.
“Everybody getting the nods that they’ve had is simply unbelievable, and the perfect image nod.” Margot continued earlier than later including, “We got down to do one thing that may shift tradition, have an effect on tradition, simply make some kind of affect. And it’s already performed that and a few, far more than we ever dreamed it will. And that’s really the largest reward that would come out of all of this.”
“Individuals’s reactions to the film have been the largest reward of this complete expertise,” she additionally mentioned. “Whether or not it’s seeing what individuals are writing on-line, and even simply seeing how a lot pink I can see on this room proper now…I’ve by no means been part of one thing like this. Not like this. I’ve performed comedian ebook stuff and that will get a giant response, however this felt very totally different. It nonetheless feels very totally different. And I can’t consider a time when a film’s had this impact on tradition. And it’s superb to be within the eye of the storm.”