In 2013 there were plenty of films starring African-Americans with award-winning performances, but only a handful of them were tapped for recognition by The Oscars. The most glaring omission was “Lee Daniels’ The Butler” from not only Best Picture consideration, but from individual accolades for stars Oprah Winfrey and Forest Whitaker.
However, the stars seem to be taking the whole thing in stride.
“She doesn’t feel snubbed at all,” Oprah’s friend Gayle King told TVONE.s “What’s Hot.” The day the nominations came out she was at home reading a book and playing with the dog. She’s really good.”
Watch to see what her co-star David Oyelowo had to say.
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