Greta Gerwig opens up about her Oscar snub and reveals she 'wanted' Barbie star ... trends now

Greta Gerwig opens up about her Oscar snub and reveals she 'wanted' Barbie star ... trends now
Greta Gerwig opens up about her Oscar snub and reveals she 'wanted' Barbie star ... trends now

Greta Gerwig opens up about her Oscar snub and reveals she 'wanted' Barbie star ... trends now

Greta Gerwig is opening up about her often-discussed Oscar snub for directing Barbie in a new interview.

The 40-year-old filmmaker was nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar alongside her husband Noah Baumbach.

However, many fans were upset she wasn't up for Best Director, and that Margot Robbie wasn't up for Best Actress, although she did get a nomination for Best Picture as one of the film's producers.

The filmmaker finally spoke about the snub for the first time in a new interview with Time, where she shared a story.

'A friend’s mom said to me, "I can’t believe you didn’t get nominated,"' Gerwig said with a laugh. 

Greta Gerwig is opening up about her often-discussed Oscar snub for directing Barbie in a new interview

Greta Gerwig is opening up about her often-discussed Oscar snub for directing Barbie in a new interview

The 40-year-old filmmaker was nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar alongside her husband Noah Baumbach

The 40-year-old filmmaker was nominated for the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar alongside her husband Noah Baumbach

'I said, "But I did. I got an Oscar nomination." She was like, "Oh, that’s wonderful for you!" I was like, "I know!"' Gerwig added.

She continued, 'Of course I wanted it for Margot. But I’m just happy we all get to be there together.'

Barbie is up for eight Oscars - Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor (Ryan Gosling), Best Supporting Actress (America Ferrera), Best Adapted Screenplay (Gerwig and Baumbach), Best Production Design (Sarah Greenwood, Katie Spencer), Best Costume Design (Jacqueline Duran) and two for Best Original Song (I'm Just Ken and What Was I Made For?).

While Gerwig started her career as an actress, she ultimately

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