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The 2021 Golden Globe Nominations Are Out, And Everyone Has Thoughts About This Year's Biggest Snubs

We live in a world where "I May Destroy You" got completely snubbed, and I don't like it.

The 2021 Golden Globe nominations were announced this morning, with The Crown dominating the TV categories and movies like Promising Young Woman, Mank, and The Trial of the Chicago 7 leading the way for movies.

Josh O'Connor and Emma Corrin as Prince Charles and Princess Diana in The Crown
Des Willie / Netflix

And while there were some welcome surprises — I loved seeing Ted Lasso as a first-time nominee, THREE women nominated for Best Director, and Chadwick Boseman get a posthumous nomination for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom — it seemed like there were even more snubs this year.

Regina King directing Kingsley Ben-Adir in the film One Night in Miami
Patti Perret / Amazon Studios / Everett Collection

I May Destroy You, which was the best TV series of 2020, and Da 5 Bloods were completely shut out, Zendaya didn't get a nom for Malcolm & Marie, the cast of Lovecraft Country didn't get any nominations for their individual performances, Steven Yeun was nowhere to be found for his work in Minari, and many more.

Steven Yeun crouched next to child actor Alan S. Kim in an open field in Minary
Melissa Lukenbaugh / A24 / Everett Collection

Don't even get me started on the stupid Golden Globes rule involving Minari and how it was ineligible for a Best Picture nod because "more than 50 percent" of the film was spoken in a language other than English.

I truly can't stop screaming about I May Destroy You being snubbed, it's honestly baffling.

Michaela Coel standing fully clothed in the ocean in I May Destroy You
Natalie Seery / HBO

And, I'm not alone. The internet was quick to point out all of the massive snubs this year. Here are some of the best reactions to the 2021 Golden Globes snubs:

1.

emily in paris nominated but i may destroy you isn’t....this is just so..?

Twitter: @battinsuns

2.

I MAY DESTROY YOU pushed the boundaries of the television form more than any other show last year and was triumphant in doing so. An astonishing, incomparable, incredible piece of storytelling. Michaela Coel deserves better, tbh. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @katiesinclair20

3.

michaela cole was robbed. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @MissJodie

4.

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

5.

I May Destroy You is a thoughtful, gut-twisting, smart, and trauma-informed exploration of the impact of sexual violence. One of the best shows I have seen. Michaela Coel, the writer, co-director AND executive producer deserves all the flowers. What a huge miss #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @farrahsafiakhan

6.

I think it is an absolute travesty that Michaela Coel was snubbed in the #GoldenGlobes nominations for I May Destroy You - perhaps the most singular TV series of the past few years driven by a brave and fearless performance from a true auteur

Twitter: @georgegriffiths

7.

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

8.

The fact that I MAY DESTROY YOU isn’t awash with nominations is a fucking disgrace

Twitter: @WeekesPrincess

9.

Steven Yeun delivered one of the best performances of the year for me. A masterclass in subtle, nuanced acting, he was able to say with his eyes and his physicality what his emotionally stunted character wasn’t able to put into words. This snub is painful. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @writtenbyahmad

10.

we live in a world where james corden gets nominated and steven yeun doesn't

Twitter: @Ioversdiscourse

11.

An award that nominates 'Emily in Paris' in multiple categories has no legitimacy to call Minari a foreign language film. Yes, I'm bitter. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @nancywyuen

12.

zendaya, steven yeun and michaela coel i am so sorry you are simply too sexy for the golden globes that’s why they snubbed you

Twitter: @ncrmalpeople

13.

not the golden globes snubbing zendaya two years in a row

Twitter: @hunterschcfer

14.

When you find out Jonathan Majors and Jurnee Smollett didn't get a #GoldenGlobes nominations for their incredible work in 'Lovecraft Country'

Twitter: @GeeksOfColor

15.

The Golden Globes always has some clownery involved...Seeing that neither Jurnee Smollett or Jonathan Majors got nominated for their amazing performances. https://t.co/fPS2ujn5V6

Twitter: @quran_malik

16.

so you’re telling me that t’nia miller from bly manor, kerry washington in little fires everywhere, sophie okonedo from ratched, and jurnee smollett from lovecraft country did NOT get golden globe nominations???

Twitter: @notnotmae

17.

Da 5 Bloods getting shut out at the Globes is some high-key bullshit.

Twitter: @RICHARDLNEWBY

18.

Delroy Lindo as Paul in “Da 5 Bloods” appreciation tweet.

Twitter: @FilmstoFilms_

19.

So....no Zendaya for Euphoria, Michaela Coel for I May Destroy You, Jurnee Smollett for Lovecraft Country, but somehow Lily Collins gets a #GoldenGlobes nom for Emily in Paris, the most sub-par overhyped show of the year? Good job, HFPA. You're so 2021 right now.

Twitter: @kalsoom82

20.

In the year of P-Valley, I May Destroy You, Lovecraft Country and Little Axe, we get only THREE (!!!) television acting nominees of color, all men. #GoldenGlobes

Twitter: @aguirreryan

What are your thoughts on the Golden Globe snubs this year? Tell us in the comments below!

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