Actor Ryan Gosling Criticizes Academy for Oscars Snub

By Riddy10 3 Min Read

Canadian actor Ryan Gosling, known for his recent nomination for Best Supporting Actor at the Oscars for his role as Ken in the Barbie movie, has expressed disappointment over the Academy’s decision to snub his co-stars, Margot Robbie and director Greta Gerwig.

In a heartfelt statement, Gosling emphasized the pivotal roles played by Robbie and Gerwig in the making of the celebrated film.

He stated, “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.”

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Gosling, 43, conveyed his disappointment at the lack of recognition for Robbie, 33, and Gerwig, 40, in their respective categories. He declared, “Their work should be recognized along with the other very deserving nominees.”

According to a source close to Gosling, he believes that his own nomination is a result of the outstanding work done by Robbie and Gerwig.

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Actor Ryan Gosling Criticizes Academy for Oscars Snub

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The source shared, “He is ecstatic that he was honored, but it is bittersweet that his enjoyment can’t be shared with Greta and Margot in the next few months because they were snubbed.”

The source also revealed that Gosling may incorporate his feelings on the Oscars snub into his performance during the ceremony, where he is set to perform “I’m Just Ken.”

Gosling expressed gratitude for his own nomination, stating, “I am extremely honored to be nominated by my colleagues alongside such remarkable artists in a year of so many great films.”

He added, “And I never thought I’d be saying this, but I’m also incredibly honored and proud that it’s for portraying a plastic doll named Ken.”

Despite his disappointment, Gosling congratulated his co-star America Ferrera, who received a nomination for Best Supporting Actress.

Actor Ryan Gosling Criticizes Academy for Oscars Snub

He said, “Having said that, I am so happy for America Ferrera and the other incredible artists who contributed their talents to making this such a groundbreaking film.”

In conclusion, Ryan Gosling’s disappointment over the Oscars snub for Margot Robbie and Greta Gerwig adds a bittersweet layer to his own nomination for the Barbie movie.

The actor advocates for the recognition of his co-stars’ talent and contributions to the film, expressing hope that their work will not go unnoticed.

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