February 29, 2020 7:30PM EST
Jennifer Lopez admitted that she felt she ‘let everybody down’ after being snubbed by the Oscars in this revealing chat with Oprah Winfrey — but confidently noted she knows she’s a ‘good actress.’
Jennifer Lopez, 50, is opening up about not getting an Oscar nod for her role in Hustlers. “I was sad, I was a little sad,” Jennifer admitted to Oprah Winfrey at “Oprah’s 2020 Vision: Your Life in Focus” event in Los Angeles on Feb. 29. “It was a little bit of a let down and I felt like my whole team — most of my team has been with me for 20, 25 years — I think they had a lot of hopes [for a nomination]. They wanted it, too. I felt like I let everybody down,” she continued.
Jennifer added that the intense media buzz around a potential nomination didn’t help the scenario. “There was a lot of build up to it — I got so many good notices for it, more than ever in my career,” she added. “There was a lot of like, ‘She’s gonna get nominated for an Oscar! It’s gonna happen! If she doesn’t you’re crazy!’ And I’m reading all the articles and thinking, ‘Oh my god, could this happen?’ And then it didn’t and I was like, ‘Ouch,’” she continued.
In Hustlers, Jennifer plays street smart stripper Ramona who becomes the mastermind of a money-makin