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Natalie Portmanís All-Male Directors Category Remark Prompts Quick Reaction
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Posted on 01/08/2018 3:04:13 PM PST by nickcarraway

Natalie Portman got in a not-so-subtle jab at the lack of female representation in the Best Director category last night at the Golden Globes, and social media was quick to react.

While presenting the nominees alongside filmmaker Ron Howard, Portman noted, quite pointedly, that all of the nominees were men.

“Here are the all-male nominees,” she said as the names of Christopher Nolan (Dunkirk), Martin McDonagh (Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri), Steven Spielberg (The Post), Ridley Scott (All the Money in the World) and the eventual winner Guillermo del Toro (The Shape of Water). She did not mention it but was likely thinking the omission of Greta Gerwig for Lady Bird and Patty Jenkins (Wonder Woman).

The moment sparked quick reaction on Twitter. Here are a couple of examples:


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1 posted on 01/08/2018 3:04:13 PM PST by nickcarraway
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I don’t care for Natalie (Herschlag) Portman, but she does have a point that “Lady Bird” really did deserve to be represented in the director category. But not because Gerwig is a woman, but because her film is such a good film.


2 posted on 01/08/2018 3:06:20 PM PST by MeganC (There is nothing feminine about feminism.)
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To: nickcarraway

Will FR ever get over the GG?

This is not news.


3 posted on 01/08/2018 3:06:24 PM PST by snarkytart
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To: nickcarraway

Nice, you work your ass off making a movie and working in the industry for 30 years eating crap and when you finally win this little trollop craps all over your one moment in the sun so she can show off how “woke” she is.


4 posted on 01/08/2018 3:06:48 PM PST by Az Joe (Gloria in excelsis Deo)
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5 posted on 01/08/2018 3:12:24 PM PST by Vlad The Inhaler (United We Stand, Divided We Fall. Remember That Diversity Is The Opposite Of Unity.)
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To: Vlad The Inhaler

Must have been cold when they took the picture.


6 posted on 01/08/2018 3:14:46 PM PST by Michael.SF. (Women who are 25 pounds overweight tend to live longer than the men who mention it.)
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To: nickcarraway
So these women do not want to be thought of as mere sex objects?



7 posted on 01/08/2018 3:29:11 PM PST by Michael.SF. (Women who are 25 pounds overweight tend to live longer than the men who mention it.)
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Not guilty.


8 posted on 01/08/2018 3:30:11 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Vlad The Inhaler

Not guilty.

(Natalie, that is)


9 posted on 01/08/2018 3:32:25 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: MeganC

What is the significance of Herachlag?


10 posted on 01/08/2018 3:33:46 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: Michael.SF.

Wonder how many Clydesdales it took to pull PIAPS off of her.


11 posted on 01/08/2018 3:33:52 PM PST by dsc (Any attempt to move a government to the left is a crime against humanity.)
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To: BenLurkin

Herschlag is Portman’s real name which illustrates the fact that nothing about these Hollywood types is real nor is it what it appears to be.


12 posted on 01/08/2018 3:35:58 PM PST by MeganC (There is nothing feminine about feminism.)
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Ah.

Like Marilyn (Mortenson) Monroe.


13 posted on 01/08/2018 3:38:07 PM PST by BenLurkin (The above is not a statement of fact. It is either satire or opinion. Or both.)
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To: snarkytart

I wouldn’t have even known about that shite without FR. Well, I take that back; some of my twitter people were complaining about it.


14 posted on 01/08/2018 3:41:37 PM PST by Rastus
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To: nickcarraway
What is the "Golden Globes" award?

Many years ago that would have been considered a risque/sexist statement. If it still is true I may have to watch those shows...Love golden (read suntanned) globes...

15 posted on 01/08/2018 3:41:38 PM PST by SuperLuminal (Where is another agitator for republicanism like Sam Adams when we need him?)
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To: Vlad The Inhaler

High Beams ,Hillary is excited


16 posted on 01/08/2018 3:41:39 PM PST by butlerweave
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To: Michael.SF.

Nothing shouts "Women Are Not Sex Objects!" like a $20,000 custom
teaser gown that can barely keep the girls from flopping out in public.


17 posted on 01/08/2018 3:41:40 PM PST by Vlad The Inhaler (United We Stand, Divided We Fall. Remember That Diversity Is The Opposite Of Unity.)
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To: Vlad The Inhaler

I’m now a Globalist.


18 posted on 01/08/2018 3:44:45 PM PST by windsorknot
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To: butlerweave


19 posted on 01/08/2018 3:56:05 PM PST by Vlad The Inhaler (United We Stand, Divided We Fall. Remember That Diversity Is The Opposite Of Unity.)
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To: Vlad The Inhaler

It’s a bit nippley in the White House.


20 posted on 01/08/2018 3:57:04 PM PST by central_va (I won't be reconstructed and I do not give a damn)
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