Donald Trump And Helen Mirren Were Both Nominated For Razzie Awards, What?

January 21, 2019 / Posted by:

Well, well, well – here’s one big award Lady Gaga won’t be taking home this year (besides the Oscar). The Razzie nominations are here, and there’s nary a nod to A Star Is Born, Green Book, or Bohemian Rhapsody, all movies more worthy of scorn (according TO ME) than any of the 5 that a got a Worst Movie nomination. And the acting category is a real mind-bender with Donald and Melania Trump each being nominated for playing themselves in Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 11/9. Trump was even nominated a second time in Dinesh D’Souza’s Death of A Nation, also for playing himself. I mean, sure. But what are we really doing here?

The only Razzie decision that really made me feel good was Gotti sweeping the nods for Worst Picture, Worst Actor (John Travolta as Gotti), Worst Supporting Actress (Kelly Preston as Victoria Gotti), and Worst Director (Kevin Connolly aka E from Entourage). That shit’s funny. But turning the time honored tradition of trolling Adam Sandler into a political statement by including Donald and therefore making me think about him is just SAD!

Other egregious mistakes made by the Razzies nominating committee include not nominating Bryan Singer for Worst Director even though he was objectively THE WORST and got himself fired for it, and having the entire gall to include DAME HELEN MIRREN on this list as Worst Actress for Winchester, a movie I never even heard of before. How very dare they. Here’s a list of some of the other nominees (via The Hollywood Reporter).

Worst Movie
The Happytime Murders
Holmes & Watson
Robin Hood

Worst Actress
Jennifer Garner / Peppermint
Amber Heard / London Fields
Melissa McCarthy / The Happytime Murders and Life of the Party
Helen Mirren / Winchester
Amanda Seyfried / The Clapper

Worst Actor
Johnny Depp (Voice Only) / Sherlock Gnomes
Will Ferrell / Holmes & Watson
John Travolta / Gotti
Donald J. Trump (As Himself) / Death of a Nation and Fahrenheit 11/9    
Bruce Willis / Death Wish

Worst Supporting Actor
Jamie Foxx / Robin Hood
Ludacris (Voice Only)/ Show Dogs
Joel McHale / The Happytime Murders
John C. Reilly / Holmes & Watson
Justice Smith / Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Worst Supporting Actress
Kellyanne Conway (As Herself) / Fahrenheit 11/9
Marcia Gay Harden / Fifty Shades Freed
Kelly Preston / Gotti
Jaz Sinclair / Slender Man
Melania Trump (As Herself) / Fahrenheit 11/9

Worst Director
Etan Cohen / Holmes & Watson
Kevin Connolly / Gotti
James Foley / Fifty Shades Freed
Brian Henson / The Happytime Murders
The Spierig Brothers (Michael and Peter) / Winchester

Here’s the official nomination announcement.

And as a gesture of good faith, I watched the trailer for Winchester. FUCK YOU RAZZIES. The movie may be a mess, but you can’t put that shit on Dame Helen! Never speak to me again.


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