On her two nominations for Best Supporting Actress and Original Song: "This feels awesome. It feels so good. I can't tell you… I feel so overjoyed. I can't stop crying all these happy tears. Just so grateful and thankful. God is the absolute greatest. It feels really good to be recognized with all these nominations because it shows that someone recognizes my hard work and the dedication and the time and how serious I'm taking this craft. That means a lot because I never wanted to take this lightly. I never wanted to just get a role because it's easy for celebrities to get a role because they're celebrities. I didn't want people to look at me like I didn't take it seriously — because you have the Queen Latifahs and the Taraji [P. Henson]s and the Angela Bassetts and the Viola Davises who worked really hard to pave the way for us. I really want them to be proud of me as well. It just feels really good to run into Meryl Streep at the Golden Globes and have her say, "Oh, my God. That work you did." I'm like, "What?!"
QUEEN! there will be no discussion of 3 cheeses up in this post!
don't need no hateration, holleration in this two-time nominationrie!
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