Because the discourse erupted on social media, it was finally identified that the outrage was truly the “epitome of white feminism” as individuals highlighted the truth that the response to Margot not being nominated this yr was overshadowing the success of the ladies who have been — together with her costar America Ferrera.
And whereas the dialog had lastly simmered down in latest days, actor Robert Downey Jr. simply reignited it — and persons are not impressed with what he needed to say.
Robert stated: “Margot Robbie is just not getting sufficient credit score, for my part. America has this wonderful speech, and by the best way she nails it, I’m watching it and go, ‘Wow, that was a extremely robust one. That’s like a one act play. The entire film hinges on it.’”
“However it’s the cuts away to Robbie so actively listening that I understand Greta is actually on to one thing right here,” he added.
Reacting to Robert’s feedback on a Reddit discussion board, one individual wrote: “‘America Ferrera was nice however…’ is such impolite phrasing too. Many of the articles I’ve examine her nomination have been only a strategy to carry up this Margot snub to the purpose the place extra of her quotes have been about that than her precise nomination.”
Whereas others questioned what further credit score Robert anticipated Margot to obtain, with one asking: “I am so over this Barbie snub discourse. Simply curious which one of many actresses nominated would RDJ un-nominate so Margot can get her credit score? 🙄🙄”
Robert’s feedback got here as Margot broke her silence on the response to her and Greta being snubbed, saying throughout a SAG screening this week: “There’s no strategy to really feel unhappy when you realize you’re this blessed.”