TheWrap was flooded with statements from those lucky enough to be nominated for an Oscar on Thursday, but those who got ignored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences did not, understandably, come forward with the same kind of enthusiasm.
Jennifer Aniston was among those counted as a snub, and admitted to Access Hollywood just before the Critics’ Choice Awards later in the evening that she “would be lying” if she wasn’t disappointed that her performance in “Cake” didn’t make the cut.
“I’d be lying if there wasn’t a little, ‘Ugh.’ But after that there’s a lot of, ‘but look at tonight, look at the Globes, look at the SAGs!'” Aniston said on the red carpet. “We’re an embarrassment of wonderful riches [for] a movie that hasn’t even been released and is teensy tiny. This is all just cherries on top of something that was really special to us. So we’re really excited.”
“Cake,” in which Aniston plays a woman dealing with chronic pain — both emotional and physical — after an accident, hits theaters on Jan. 23.
Aniston was nominated in best actress categories at both the Golden Globe Awards and Critics’ Choice Awards, but did not win either. She still has a shot at winning a Screen Actors Guild Award, though, and can at least brag about winning the MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss after locking lips with “We’re the Millers” co-stars Emma Roberts and Will Poulter.