2018 Oscar Nominations: Jordan Peele, Radiohead & More Celebs React
On Tuesday morning (Jan. 23) the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards were announced by actors Tiffany Haddish and Andy Serkis. Guillermo del Toro’s The Shape of Water leads this years ceremony with 13 nominations while Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri follows behind with 9 nods.
A-listers such as Meryl Streep, Jordan Peele and Denzel Washington all received deserved nods, and stars from all mediums of media reacted to their own nominations and to those of others recognized at the ceremony, set to air in March.
See some of the most notable celebrity reactions to the 2018 Oscar Awards nominations below.
What’s the opposite of the Sunken Place?— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) January 23, 2018
I just spoke to Daniel. You know when you’re on the phone trying to disguise the sound of an ugly cry? I failed at that.— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) January 23, 2018
Right now I’m just thinking about everyone who bought a ticket and told someone else to. You did this. Thank you. ✊--— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) January 23, 2018
YESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS --❤️--‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️‼️— Chelsea Peretti (@chelseaperetti) January 23, 2018
Congratulations!!!— John Legend (@johnlegend) January 23, 2018
Hey just woke up. What’d I miss?— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) January 23, 2018
Hey Academy Award nominee @emilyvgordon, how’s it going?— Kumail Nanjiani (@kumailn) January 23, 2018
The nominees in the screenwriting categories are legit people I would invite to the most fun dinner party of my life. I want them all to win. --Congratulations my friends.— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) January 23, 2018
Greta already received an Oscar in my heart for incorporating Dave Matthew’s Crash into her movie so poignantly. And now she did in real life!!!! Congratulations #LadyBird! ------------— Mindy Kaling (@mindykaling) January 23, 2018
What?? This is beyond the realm of imagination. It means so much that the @TheAcademy deemed #DearBasketball worthy of contention. Thanks to the genius of @GlenKeanePrd & John Williams for taking my poem to this level. It's an honor to be on this team. #OscarNoms pic.twitter.com/M2joyk9D1V— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) January 23, 2018
Congrats Mr. Dafoe! ------ https://t.co/Ie8EgMuP9D— Brooklynn Prince (@thebrooklynnk) January 23, 2018
Congratulations to the extraordinary @pasekandpaul 2 of the most talented, funny, kind hearted men I know! And, to @kealasettle for bringing #thisisme to the world like no one else could have. #NowItIsYourFault #soundtrack @GreatestShowman @Zendaya @ZacEfron #GreatestShowman pic.twitter.com/diFhYfJN08— Hugh Jackman (@RealHughJackman) January 23, 2018
----------------LOOK WHO JUST GOT AN OSCAR NOM!!! @AllisonBJanney the world is catching up to what some of us have known forever. You are brilliant! I don’t love you anymore. I couldn’t. But the world is catching up. pic.twitter.com/06MmcfJbS2— Richard Schiff (@Richard_Schiff) January 23, 2018
Congratulations Jonny! https://t.co/U0nT5l8ed4— Radiohead (@radiohead) January 23, 2018
The Oscars will be held March 4 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, and will air on ABC, with Jimmy Kimmel serving as host for the second straight year.