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I’m Just Sayin’ – Shirley MacLaine Shouldn’t Get the Golden Globe



I was just checking out the Golden Globe nominations and I am in shock and disbelief that Shirley MacLaine was nominated, for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-series or Motion Picture Made for Television, for her portrayal as Coco Chanel in the made-for-tv movie of the same name.  Really?  Is she that deserving? If I remember correctly, she was in about 15 minutes of the film. Her dialogue consisted of reciting a string of quotes attributed to Coco Chanel. And, the icing? She didn’t even have a French accent! When Coco Chanel premiered I was pretty vocal about how disappointing MacLaine’s portrayal of Chanel was. To see her nominated for such an uninspiring performance is almost insulting. I’m just sayin’.

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4 Responses to “I’m Just Sayin’ – Shirley MacLaine Shouldn’t Get the Golden Globe”

  1. i completely agree! the only thing i remember her doing was draping a curtain or something around the model in the beginning of the movie and nervously smoking a cig. my grandma could’ve done that.

  2. Jillian says:

    Weird. That movie was awful.

  3. Chic And Untroubled ChicandUntroubled says:

    Hell no. Shirley couldn’t even commit to Coco’s French accent.

  4. Rochelle says:

    You are so right.i felt the same way. LIfetimes preview kept saying with shirley Mclane all over it but she was bareley in it, i dont think the movie was horrible but i would definatly forget it if it didnt have the name Coco Chanel in it.Another thing, i was expecting to see lots of fashion,.:( o well thats lifetime for you,

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