Well, we can't say we're surprised!
In an interview with E! News, the Danity Kane alum shared:
Everyday JLaw hustlin'! SRSLY her career has officially caught fire!
On the subject of her nomination, Jen could barely contain her excitement:
"Thank you to the HFPA. This is so exciting. I'm thrilled that the film received so many nominations and that I get to share this with the rest of the cast."
We'll wear our mockingjay pin for good luck for you Jen!
Kerry Washington (Scandal):
"I'm enormously grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press for this honor. It's humbling to be nominated alongside such talented and hard-working women whose work inspires me."
Judi Dench (Philomena):
"What great news! I'm delighted, and hugely honored to be in such magnificent company. And without the inspiration of Philomena herself I wouldn't of course be receiving this recognition."
Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club):
"This is absolutely incredible. I want to thank the members of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for shining a light on DALLAS BUYERS CLUB and for celebrating independent cinema. I'm blown away by this Golden Globe Award nomination and so thankful to the incredible filmmakers for inviting me to help bring a fascinating story to the screen. This has been an unforgettable experience and I'm so very grateful to you all."
Kate Winslet (Labor Day):
"I'm extremely surprised and absolutely thrilled to be included this year!! Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association."
Sofia Vergara (Modern Family):
"My Golden Globes are still going strong! That's why I don't sag. Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for this nomination and for nominating the cast of Modern Family. It is truly an honor."
Leonardo DiCaprio (The Wolf of Wall Street):
"I'm truly honored to be nominated by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association today. Getting this movie financed and off the ground was a dream of mine for over 6 years, and is a testament to the true collaboration between Red Granite, Sikelia, Appian Way and Paramount. This film would not have been possible without the genius of Martin Scorsese, and this incredibly talented cast and crew. Making Wolf of Wall Street was one of the highlights of my career. Thank you again to the HFPA for their support."
Michael Fassbender (12 Years a Slave):
"I'm humbled and honored to receive this nomination from the HFPA and thrilled for my friends Steve, Chiwetel and Lupita. I feel this is such an important film so thank you to the HFPA for all their support championing Solomon Northup's story."
Hayden Panettiere (Nashville):
"I have loved working with Callie Khouri and the extraordinary cast and crew of NASHVILLE. Juliette Barnes is such an amazing character to take on and I am truly honored to be recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. It's been an incredible morning!"
Emma Thompson (Saving Mr. Banks):
"Making this film was the most satisfying and thrilling job I've had in years. It was a privilege to work with a team of people who couldn't have been bettered. I'm really honored to have been nominated."
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Enough Said and Veep):
"I'm thrilled and so grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press. One question: does this mean I need two dresses?"
Taylor Schilling (Orange Is the New Black):
"I am so incredibly thrilled to be representing this extraordinary group of actors and so proud to be a part of Jenji Kohan's brilliant vision. This is surreal."
Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave):
"Thank you very much to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association for acknowledging our efforts in making 12 Years A Slave. I am delighted for my cast and crew who worked so hard on this film to shine a light on a forgotten American hero, Solomon Northup."
Idris Elba (Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom and Luther):
"I'm truly humbled and honored to be acknowledged for two projects that, though very different from one another, are both extremely personal and special to me. Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press for your support, and I would also like to give a special thank you to Mr. Mandela, who will be forever missed."
Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave):
"I can't express the excitement I felt hearing my name called while listening to the nominations from Paris this afternoon. I screamed and the tears started immediately; I was so overwhelmed! I am so happy for Chiwetel, Michael, Steve, John, and Hans. 12 Years a Slave means so much to me and having the Hollywood Foreign Press recognize it as it did, is just beyond words."
Hans Zimmer (12 Years a Slave):
"Thank you to the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing such an important and timeless film. Scoring a project for Steve McQueen of this caliber was truly a once in a lifetime experience, and I could not be more grateful for the love that he, the cast, and the film have received."
June Squibb (Nebraska):
"Today is marvelous. I'm thrilled that Nebraska is now being seen by so many people and they realize what a special movie it is. And I'm honored to be in the company of my fellow nominees."
Chiwetel Ejiofor (12 Years a Slave and Dancing on the Edge):
"It is such a huge honor to be nominated for two Golden Globes and I would like to thank the members of the HFPA for this incredible recognition. The response to 12 Years A Slave and Dancing On The Edge from the public and media alike has been overwhelming and I am so very grateful. To have been a part of these amazing projects was a gift in itself, that the HFPA have responded in this way, truly means so much."
Beau Willimon (House of Cards):
"All of us at House of Cards are thrilled by the nominations. It's such an honor to have the collective efforts of our wonderful cast, crew, designers, directors and writers embraced by the international community and recognized by the Hollywood Foreign Press. I'm particularly happy for Kevin, Robin and Corey — such a fierce trio of talent. They bring the best out of everyone they work with."
Bill Pohlad (12 Years a Slave):
"We thank the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing Steve McQueen, John Ridley, Hans Zimmer and the incredible ensemble of actors, who have brought so much to this film. It's this kind of bold filmmaking and storytelling that excites us at River Road and makes us proud to be a part of this incredible project. Special thanks to our partners at New Regency, Plan B and Fox Searchlight."