Meryl Streep received her 20th Oscar nomination today, and her response was absolutely priceless.
Streep picked up yet another Oscar nomination this year, for her role as the titular character in Florence Foster Jenkins. This extends her record of most nominated actor of all time even further, with the next highest being Katharine Hepburn and Jack Nicholson at 12 apiece.
So how did Streep respond to receiving her 20th Oscar nomination? The star's representative said her reaction statement is simply the following GIF:
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Streep has had an interesting year so far, receiving the Cecil B. DeMille Award (for Lifetime Achievement) from the Golden Globes. She took the opportunity in her speech to make a bold political statement, calling out President Donald Trump for mocking a disabled reporter during the 2016 campaign.
"Disrespect invites disrespect. Violence incites violence. When powerful people use their position to bully we all lose," Streep said, without ever mentioning President Trump by name. She also acknowledged Trump's divisive immigration stance, stating, "Hollywood is crawling with outsiders and foreigners, and if you kick us all out, you'll have nothing to watch except for football and mixed martial arts, which are not arts."
President Trump then took to Twitter to blast Streep, writing, "Meryl Streep, one of the most over-rated actresses in Hollywood, doesn't know me but attacked last night at the Golden Globes. She is a Hillary flunky who lost big. For the 100th time, I never "mocked" a disabled reporter (would never do that) but simply showed him 'groveling' when he totally changed a 16 year old story that he had written in order to make me look bad. Just more very dishonest media!"
Streep is not predicted to win the Oscar this year, though some in the Academy may vote for her if only to see another fiery speech that may rile up the president.
The 89th Academy Awards will air live Sunday, Feb. 26 at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT on ABC, with host Jimmy Kimmel.