Fans of The Butler may be infuriated at the fact that Oprah Winfrey was snubbed by the Academy, but the superstar isn't upset at all.
The 2014 Oscar nominations were revealed yesterday, and the TV mogul was overlooked in the Best Supporting Actress category in favor of Blue Jasmine's Sally Hawkins, American Hustle's Jennifer Lawrence, 12 Years a Slave's Lupita Nyong'o, August: Osage County's Julia Roberts and Nebraska's June Squibb.
So when asked by reporters at the 2014 Critics' Choice Movie Awards last night whether she felt disappointed about not being considered, Winfrey explained that she never even expected to be in the running.
"Look at that category, and look who's nominated in that category. My friend Julia, and June, who I don't know, but Sally Hawkins, and Jennifer and Lupita. I think that's fantastic. I haven't picked up the acting chops in 15 years, so to be able to be a part of a film that could get that kind of attention, that could earn that kind of audience respect that it has…I've been saying all along, 'I already won,' " she began to say.