Oscar Don't Cost A Thing
Or so Ms. Lopez thinks...
Oh. J. Lo. She's probably right that Oscar voters look at half of their screeners but still, not good form:
"Jennifer Lopez has lashed out at Oscar voters for not nominating her for her role in 'El Cantante.'
"The singer/actress felt let down when her name wasn't among the hopefuls for the 2008 Academy Awards -- and can only imagine the experts didn't get around to seeing her turn as salsa star Hector Lavoe's wife Puchi.
"She tells the upcoming issue of Latina magazine, 'I feel like I had that (Oscar role) in El Cantante, but I don't even think the Academy members saw it. I feel like it's their responsibility to do that, to see everything that's out there, everything that could be great.'
"Lopez admits she would have loved to have accepted her first Oscar from a hospital bed after just giving birth to her twins Max and Emme."
Had she won, and had she, a la Faye as Joan in "Mommie Dearest," clad in in her most glamorous night-wear, child at her side, thrust open the doors of her house to a throng of photographers, thanking them all, I might give her a break for these comments. But she didn't make "Mildred Pierce." Anyway, this is probably what would have really happened had she been nominated and more than likely lost: