Regina King, Uzo Aduba, Lady Gaga React To Big Golden Globe Nominations
Dozens of celebrities are basking in the glory of being nominated for a 2016 Golden Globe Award; many even taking to social media in response to their well deserved accomplishments.
Regina King, who was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited-Series or TV Movie thanks to her role on American Crime, released a statement that read:
“I am so elated and honored to be nominated for my first Golden Globe for a role that resonated with the viewers. I want to thank my fellow cast members and the whole crew of America Crime as it takes a village and I couldn’t have done it without them.”
Uzo Aduba, who just received a nod on Wednesday for a SAG Award, tweeted about her GG nomination:
Aruba also released a statement that read:
“Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for recognizing both myself and our entire Orange Is the New Black family. We go to work so inspired to share the stories of these characters, and I am beyond grateful for this tremendous honor. Thank you, HFPA!”
Lady Gaga received her first Golden Globe nomination for her role on American Horror Story: Hotel and apparently couldn’t contain her emotions. The singer wrote eon Facebook:
Empire has had a big week — First being nominated for 12 NAACP Image Awards and now, picking up two Golden Globe nominations: One for Best TV Series Drama and the show’s star, Taraji P. Henson, garnering a nod for Best Actress in a TV Series Drama.
The show’s creator and director, Lee Daniels, is thrilled about the big news.
“I am humbled by this recognition from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. To everyone tuning in week after week, embracing our stories and characters, I thank you. And a very special thanks to my partner in crime Danny Strong and the team that made this happen – cast, crew, and everyone at Fox. And Taraji [P. Henson], Yes God! Thank you for breathing life into Cookie. Again so humbled and honored.”
And of course, Henson couldn’t keep quiet, tweeting a thank you to “all.”