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22 Celebrity Reactions To Michaela Coel's Golden Globes Snub

I'm at a loss for words.

Earlier today, the Golden Globe nominees were released, and everyone IMMEDIATELY noticed a name/program missing from the list: Michaela Coel's I May Destroy You.

Michaela Coel as Arabella talking to her editors
BBC / HBO

If you google perfection, you'll find images of this show.

People immediately expressed their outrage on behalf of MC, many of them celebrities. Here are some celebs who publicly expressed their disappointment with the Hollywood Foreign Press:

1. Maze Runner star Dylan O'Brien:

Golden Globes are laughable. Not only is I May Destroy You absolutely fucking brilliant, it should be required viewing. Apparently you can be TOO far ahead of humanity @MichaelaCoel we don’t deserve you.

Twitter: @dylanobrien

2. Queen and Slim star Jodie Turner-Smith:

michaela cole was robbed. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @MissJodie

3. Former EIC of HuffPost Lydia Polgreen:

The total freeze out of I May Destroy You and Michaela Coel is proof that the Golden Globes deserve zero attention and have zero connection to the actual culture.

Twitter: @lpolgreen

4. Doctor Who star Pearl Mackie:

I’m sorry, but @MichaelaCoel being snubbed IN EVERY CATEGORY at the Golden Globe nominations for “I May Destroy You” is the wildest thing that has happened in 2021 and 2020 combined.

Twitter: @Pearlie_mack

5. Never Have I Ever star Poorna Jagannathan:

Celebrating our beautiful brown boys on their well deserved nominations @rizwanahmed @ramy #devpatel. But a couple of things: @MinariMovie isn't a foreign film. @MichaelaCoel and #imaydestroyyou are the best TV has to offer. This erasure undermines the #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @PoornaJags

6. Honey Boy director Alma Har'el:

@MichaelaCoel you are a goddess on this earth that no award is big enough to celebrate. #MisfitsForLife

Twitter: @Almaharel

7. Comedian Fern Brady:

Okay. Not gonna slag CERTAIN OTHER SHOWS but I feel sick for Michaela Coel right now. Just...wow. She should have won everything for that series. https://t.co/3sDXCb4hPj

Twitter: @FernBrady

8. Shameless star Emmy Rossum:

I MAY DESTROY YOU is the best show of the year. It's not even debatable.

Twitter: @emmyrossum

9. Birds of Prey director Cathy Yan:

I May Destroy You getting no GG love is bullshit

Twitter: @CathyYan

10. The Black List founder Franklin Leonard:

Was I MAY DESTROY YOU not eligible for the #GoldenGlobes, because...

Twitter: @franklinleonard

11. Fashion photographer Tyler Mitchell:

'i may destroy you' is possibly one of the best shows tv has ever seen and to not recognize that is criminal

Twitter: @Tyler_Mitchell_

12. Comedian and reality star Kathy Griffin:

Upside of buzz about Golden Globes snub of I May Destroy You is more people will discover Michaela Coen’s masterpiece. Such a riveting series.

Twitter: @kathygriffin

13. Comedian and The Morning Show star Mark Duplass:

The good thing about Awards season is that it can bring just as much attention to the films and tv shows that are highlighted as to those that go criminally unrecognized. I MAY DESTROY YOU. Streaming now on @hbo and @hbomax.

Twitter: @MarkDuplass

14. Dear Evan Hansen star Alex Boniello:

“I May Destroy You” was one of the best shows I have literally ever watched in my life, but ok Globes

Twitter: @AlexBoniello

15. Westworld star Shannon Woodward:

I May Destroy You is the best show of 2020 and all other takes are invalid.

Twitter: @shannonwoodward

16. The Haunting of Hill House star Elizabeth Reaser:

This is an ACTUAL masterpiece. Very upset I May Destroy You wasn’t nominated. You are a genius @MichaelaCoel #imaydestroyyou

Twitter: @reasereaser

17. Prodigal Son star Aurora Perrineau:

It’s not lost on me that not ONE actor from Love craft country was nominated, or that I MAY DESTROY you was completely snubbed. Same thing every year

Twitter: @AuroraPerrineau

18. Dickinson star Ella Hunt:

me at I MAY DESTROY YOU receiving not a single golden globe nomination

Twitter: @EllaHunt

19. Lucifer star DB Woodside:

Just read that “I May Destroy YOU” otherwise known as THE BEST TELEVISION SERIES ALL F&$KING YEAR has been shut out of the Golden Globes. WTF?! I’m closing it down for the day before I start going off. Have a good day, y’all.

Twitter: @dbwofficial

20. Podcast host Franchesca Ramsey:

Look. Awards aren’t everything. #IMayDestroyYou is fantastic despite being shut out, but it’s disappointing/predictable that white mediocrity continues to be celebrated when groundbreaking Black art is right fucking there

Twitter: @chescaleigh

21. The Undoing star Noma Dumezweni:

May I JOIN YOU!!! This has made me v sad... #imaydestroyyou 😭 https://t.co/y5fWbKQX3l

Twitter: @MissDumezweni

22. Selling Sunset star Chrishell Stause:

Michaela Cole appreciation tweet. How she wasn’t nominated for everything is 🤯 #IMayDestroyYou

Twitter: @Chrishell7

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