Ryan Gosling releases statement following 'Barbie' Oscar snubs

Ryan Gosling releases statement following 'Barbie' Oscar snubs

"But there is no Ken without Barbie".

Barbie movie trailer
Margot Robbie and Ryan Gosling in the 'Barbie' movie/YouTube (Warner Bros. Pictures 'Barbie' trailer)

Undoubtedly the biggest movies of 2023 were 'Barbie' and 'Oppenheimer'.

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Or 'Barbenheimer' as they have been affectionately nicknamed.

As award season has kicked off the movies have done exactly what they have been expected to do with cast members, crew, and many others, already walking away with various awards.

These two movies were also set to be cleaning up at the 2024 Oscars and the nominations have been released.

The 'Barbie' movie was nominated for Best Picture, actress America Ferrera grabbed a nomination for Best Supporting Actress, and Ryan Gosling, aka 'Ken', also managed to bag a nom.

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However, there has been major upset and backlash as two people, who played a critical role in the creation of the 'Barbie' movie, have been left out of the running.

Greta Gerwig has not been nominated in the Best Director category and Margot Robbie has not been nominated in the Best Actress category for her role as 'Barbie'.

Social media has blown up with people reacting to this news and they are not happy.

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Even Ryan Gosling has now released an official statement in which he addresses his colleagues' Oscar snubs

Here are a few others that agree with Gosling:

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