The nominations for The Golden Globes were announced early Thursday morning and there are some pretty big surprises and snubs in several categories. Up-and-coming actor Ryan Gosling grabbed a couple of surprising nominations in the Best Actor categories and silent film "The Artist" scored big with six nominations.
Ryan Murphy the co-creater of both "Glee" and "American Horror Story" was pleased with the nominations.
"I'm always thrilled about Glee," he said, his elation on display. "But I think the American Horror Story one feels particularly sweet."
Angelina Jolie, nominated for her directorial debut with "In the Land of Blood and Honey" said, "I am grateful that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association is honoring our film. This was a true collaboration and I am forever indebted to our cast and crew, who experienced their own personal tragedies in the Bosnian War and gave me an authentic perspective into the conflict. This nomination is a tribute to the collective talent and passion of this extraordinary cast."
Here's what the celebs are saying about the award news via Twitter.
Ricky Gervais who will be hosting the award show answered several fans when they tweeted to him upset about the nominations. "Many of you people are outraged and disgusted by some of the Golden Globe nominations. You want justice. Chill out.Leave it to me. BWAHAHA!"
Chris Colfer from "Glee" said, "I'm so excited for Glee's THRID Golden Globe nomination! And this will be the first Globes I can drink the champagne at! Woot-woot!"
Albert Brooks nominated for Best Supporting Actor in "Drive" said, "Thank you to the Golden Globes. If you had a health plan I would leave SAG altogether."
Fans reacted to the Golden Globes nomination news as well. Many were upset about the snubs several shows and actors received.
"Only ONE nomination for Breaking Bad? The Golden Globes are a joke. Gross," a comedy director said.
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