Emily Blunt, Nicole Kidman and More Stars React to 2019 Golden Globes Nominations

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The 2019 Golden Globes nominations are in!

The list of this year’s nominees were announced by Terry CrewsDanai Gurira, Leslie Mann, and Christian Slater on Thursday morning, with Emily Blunt, Nicole KidmanLady GagaBradley CooperJulia Roberts, Rachel Brosnahan and Eighth Grade star Elsie Fisher all scoring nods. Hours before the nominees were revealed, it was announced that Killing Eve‘s Sandra Oh and Brooklyn Nine-Nine‘s Andy Sambergwill host the ceremony in January. In addition to co-hosting the show, Oh is also up for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series — Drama at the ceremony.

Now that the nominations have been announced, celebs reactions are starting to roll in!

Take a look at all of the nominee reactions below!

Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga, A Star Is Born

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“I am very grateful A Star Is Born has touched so many people and to the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing our film with such abundance. I’ve wanted to tell stories through film for as long as I can remember and I feel lucky even to have had the opportunity to do that – to be included in a community of such inspiring artists is incredibly humbling. A huge congrats to all of this morning’s nominees and especially to my dear friend, Lady Gaga.”

Mary Poppins Returns

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“I delighted in playing every aspect of this extraordinary and iconic character. The entire experience working on it was spellbinding and that’s largely to do with the incomparable Rob Marshall who took on this project with great love, depth and courage in his heart. I’m thrilled for Lin and for the recognition for our beautiful score as well as the film as a whole. Thank you again.”

Mary Poppins Returns, Lin-Manuel Miranda

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“Woke up to my phone leaping off the bedside table,” the actor tweeted. “Grateful for the nom, grateful to the @goldenglobes, grateful to all of you

Charlize Theron, Tully

Focus Features

“I honestly didn’t expect this and am completely thrilled. Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press for this incredible nomination. I loved playing Marlo, so this is a real honor.”

Spike Lee, 2019 Governor's Awards

“I found out about these Golden Globe Nominations for BlackKklansman in-between advising my NYU Grad School students because I teach on Thursdays. The first word that came to mind was ‘BOOM SHAKALAKA.’ Thank you to the HFPA!”

Barry, Bill Hader, Henry Winkler


“It is really hard to wrap my head around this wonderful recognition from the Hollywood Foreign Press. How extraordinary this award season is

turning out for Barry and The Winklers. What a gift!”

Benedict Cumberbatch, Patrick Melrose

Sky Atlantic

“Thrilled! Thanks to the HFPA. I couldn’t be happier. An early Christmas pressie!! X”

Edgar Ramirez, Ricky Martin, American Crime Story

FX Networks

“After a long night of shooting in South Africa, I woke up to this beautiful news. I am so happy and touched to share this honor with Darren, Penelope and everyone involved in The Assassination Of Gianni Versace. Playing Gianni has been a transforming experience in my life, for which I will always be grateful, and I thank Ryan Murphy for the opportunity. I am truly thrilled. Thank you to the HFPA.”

John C. Reilly, 2019 Governors Awards


“I am so honored to receive this nomination from the members of the HFPA. I’m honored on behalf of Sony Classics and our entire film to be included in such an impressive group of actors but most of all, I’m so pleased to see the great Babe himself, Oliver Hardy acknowledged in this way. He’s got a sweet grin on his face this morning wherever he is, just like me. Long live the eternal clowns Laurel and Hardy.”

Nicole Kidman, Destroyer

Annapurna Pictures

“I am so grateful to be nominated for such an untraditional female character. Erin Bell is complicated, raw and dangerous, and it was a privilege to portray her. I share this with Karyn Kusama as well as all of the cast and crew. It was truly a passion project for all of us.”

Constance Wu, Crazy Rich Asians

Warner Bros. Pictures

“What a morning to have had my phone on Do Not Disturb Mode till now… I’m ecstatic but also in shock!” Wu tweeted. “Thank you @goldenglobes !!!”

BlacKkKlansman, John David Washington, Laura Harrier

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“Thank you, Hollywood Foreign Press Association, for this incredible honor and for your support of BlacKkKlansman. My deepest appreciation to the legendary Spike Lee – we stand on your shoulders, sir. Thank you to the most talented group of actors and the crew, and to Focus Features for their unwavering support. Most importantly — Ron Stallworth, you’re a hero. Thank you for allowing me to tell your story on screen. This is a surreal moment, wow. Thank you.”

Sharp Objects, Patricia Clarkson


“What a thrill and an honor to be nominated alongside phenomenal actresses. Today was a triumph for Sharp Objects. Working on this limited series was a remarkable process and I’m grateful to have been a part of it.”

Glenn Close, The Wife

Sony Pictures

“I’m beyond thrilled and especially thankful for Meg Wolitzer who wrote the novel and Jane Anderson who wrote the screenplay 15 years ago, and for Rosalie Swedlin and Claudia Bluemhuber who had the crazy passion to bring it to the screen. I share this with the brilliant Jonathan Pryce, who was the only one to received a Nobel Prize for literature this year, even if it was just in a movie…and most of all director Bjorn Runge who made my performance possible.”

The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Season 2


“Huge thanks to the HFPA for continuing to celebrate our show and for putting us in such fantastic company. This is the warmest welcome to season 2.”

Elsie Fisher, Eighth Grade film


“WHAT,” Fisher tweeted Wednesday morning.

Genius, Antonio Banderas

National Geographic Channel

“Thanks to the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press for this recognition that I share with the phenomenal team of great professionals that National Geographic put together to create this complicated, controversial and amazing Genius. I would love also to mention my home town of Málaga, birth place of Picasso too, for its continual effort to become a referential city of culture.”

Green Book, Viggo Mortensen

Participant Media/DreamWorks Pictures

“I am grateful to the HFPA for this recognition, and proudly share it with Mahershala Ali, Linda Cardellini and the rest of Green Book‘s wonderful cast. Thank you, Peter Farrelly, for making a movie that inspires hope and compassion. By inviting audiences to laugh and be genuinely moved, and also to think profoundly about our society’s past and present, you have given us a story equal to the best work of Frank Capra and Preston Sturges.”

Michael Douglas, Alan Arkin, The Kominsky Method

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“It is such an honor to be nominated as a comedy actor for The Kominsky Method.”

Hugh Grant, A Very English Scandal


“Very very kind of the Hollywood Foreign Press. Am opening a jumbo jar of Vaseline in celebration.”

Willem Dafoe, At Eternity's Gate

Lily Gavin

“Waking up in the dark this morning, getting ready and heading out to film into the freezing Canadian Rockies, I received this wonderful news. Today will make for a much warmer day.”

Be sure to watch E! News on Sunday, Jan. 6, for E!’s Live From the Red Carpet 2019 Golden Globes special, followed by the telecast on NBC at 8 p.m. And check out FandangoNOW to download or stream all of this year’s nominated films and TV shows for half-off all weekend!

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