Angela Bassett is trolled on the web for backlash after losing Oscar

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett

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Angela Bassett’s disappointment was evident after Jamie Lee Curtis won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. The interpreter of Queen Ramonda, from Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverfrowned and even applauded her colleague after the announcement.

“Angela Bassett’s reaction to seeing Curtis, wow, I hate her disgusted face,” said one internet user. “The reaction of #AngelaBassett losing the #Oscars to #JamieLeeCurtis was horrible, she didn’t applaud, she didn’t stand up, at the end of the speech everyone applauded and she with her arms crossed. Bad loser”, criticized another.

However, Bassett’s sincerity was also defended. “I commend Angela Bassett’s reaction. It’s 2023, we are no longer fake smiling at this nonsense,” wrote one Twitter user.

“Angela Bassett’s reaction to Jamie Lee Curtis’s name being called…you can tell how much that Oscar would have meant to her. she is, was and always will be amazing. I better see her on that stage SOON,” wrote the critic Spencer Althouse.

This is the second time Bassett has been nominated and she has gone home empty-handed. In 1994, she competed for the portrayal of Tina Turner in the biopic What’s Love Got to Do With It?. At the time, Holly Hunter, for O Piano, took the statuette.

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