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    Kirsten Dunst And Jesse Plemons Are Now An Oscar-Nominated Power Couple For Their Work In "The Power Of The Dog"

    "It’s just so crazy to be a couple and have our first nominations together."

    The 2022 Academy Award nominations were just announced, and I'm sure you have plenty of opinions.

    One thing we can all find lovely is that Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons — a real life couple — got their first ever nominations for their work in The Power of the Dog.

    Kirsten and Jesse, who have been together since 2016 and have two children, played Rose Gordon and George Burbank, who get married despite the disapproval of George's brother, Phil (Benedict Cumberbatch).

    Kirsten told Variety how she found out about her nomination, which she says involved a lot of screaming and crying.

    Rose sitting at a dinner table looking concerned

    She shared that she got to give Jesse the news of their nominations, saying that it is "like a storybook" to be nominated together.

    The real life couple holding hands as the walk the red carpet of the Emmys

    The Power of the Dog is the most nominated film this year with 12 nominations, including Best Actor for Benedict Cumberbatch, Best Director for Jane Campion, and of course, Best Picture.

    Jesse, Kirsten, and Benedict talking at formal event

    Jesse and Kirsten aren't the only power couple to have matching his and hers nominations this year! Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem are also nominated for their respective performances in Parallel Mothers and Being the Ricardos.

    You know what they say: the couple that gets nominated for Oscars together, stays together.