“West Side Story” Star Rachel Zegler Says She Wasn’t Invited To Oscars, Fans Upset That DJ Khaled Is A Presenter At The Award Show & Not The Actress
The list of presenters for this years Oscars has just been revealed, and it looks like not everyone is pleased!
Several celebrities have been added to the presenter’s list for this year’s Oscars including DJ Khaled, Tiffany Haddish, H.E.R, Tyler Perry and Jennifer Garner to name a few.
However, fans of “West Side Story” actress Rachel Zegler are upset that certain celebs like DJ Khaled and legendary skateboarder Tony Hawk are included as presenters, but not Zelger.
On Monday (Mar.21) The Academy’s Instagram account released a list of additional presenters for this year’s award show. Fans of Zegler’s quickly stormed the comment section expressing their shock by the selection, some even demanding the academy to invite the “West Side Story” actress to the ceremony. See reactions below:
Rachel Zegler revealed over the weekend that she was not invited to the 94th Academy Awards, even though she played a lead role in the adaptation of the hit musical. The film received six other nominations, including best director and best supporting actress for Ariana DeBose. While Zegler is not nominated for an Oscar, she recently won a Golden Globe for her performance as María.
Zegler announced the news in her Instagram comments Sunday (Mar.20), replying to a fan’s question about what she would wear on Oscar night. She wrote,
“Idk y’all i have tried it all but it doesn’t seem to be happening :’) I will root for west side story from my couch and be proud of the work we so tirelessly did 3 years ago. I hope some last minute miracle occurs and I can celebrate our film in person but hey, that’s how it goes sometimes, I guess. –I’m disappointed too. But that’s okay. So proud of our movie.”
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