Today was an exciting for some and not-so-exciting for others.
While many of your faves did receive Oscar nominations, many did not. Here are some of the movies and people who got snubbed this year.
Lady Gaga. Many thought she was a frontrunner for the Best Actress category. No nomination for her or the movie
Ben Affleck. He actually had two shots at an Oscar nomination for The Tender Bar and for The Last Duel.
Leonardo DiCaprio. This would have been his 7th Oscar nomination.
Jennifer Hudson. Did not receive a nomination for Best Actress or Best Song for Respect.
The Oscars have been heavily criticized for their lack of diversity over the years.
While they still have a ways to go, here are some of the Black talent nominated for Oscars this year.
Aunjanue Ellis-Best Supporting Actress, King Richard
Will Smith-Best Actor, King Richard
Beyonce-Best Original Song, King Richard
Darius Scott-Best Original Song, King Richard (collaborated with Beyonce)
Denzel Washington-Best Actor-The Tragedy of MacBeth
Ariana DeBose-Supporting Actress, West Side Story
Reinaldo Marcus Green-Best Picture. He directed King Richard
Paul Tazewell-Best Costume Design, West Side Story
Stacey Morris and Carla Farmer-Best Makeup & Hair-Coming 2 America
Questlove-Best Documentary, Summer of Soul
Which movie or actor getting snubbed was the biggest shock to you?