Michael Skupin is ready to talk.
The ex-contestant said in a statement:
The 54-year-old explained that he's turning to religion following his arrest, adding:
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Jennifer Lawrence truly is the girl on fire when it comes to getting nominated for awards!
JLaw, who got nominated for her
work hustle in American Hustle for this year's SAG Awards, was bustling with excitement when she found out:
"Wow. Such great news. Congratulations to the other nominees and to my fellow cast members for the film's ensemble nomination."
"I am so grateful for this honor, grateful for everything this profession has given me, and thankful for the generosity of the actors with whom I worked this year on August Osage County. It was a privilege to be a part of this splendid group."
Meanwhile, Meryl's co-star on the project, Julia Roberts, was pumped too:
"This is such an exciting morning for me and my remarkable cast mates. For all of us to be recognized by our peers in the Screen Actors Guild is a lovely honor."
Julia's co-star in Larry Crowne, Tom Hanks, was thrilled to be nominated for Captain Phillips:
"I'm delighted and congratulations to my fellow nominees."
Meanwhile, Jim Parsons exploded like a big bang in happiness over his nomination for The Big Bang Theory:
"Thank you to the Screen Actors Guild for the most wonderful wake-up call this morning! It’s an enormous honor to be recognized by your fellow actors. It is especially meaningful to be nominated alongside the rest of the Big Bang cast, an incredible group of people to work with every day for the last seven years. The way our characters have been embraced by audiences is a testament to the genius writing behind Big Bang."
Additionally, it was no scandal that Kerry Washington was nominated for her work on Scandal:
"I am truly grateful and proud to be a member of SAG/AFTRA and to be acknowledged by my peers in this way is an enormous honor."
Matthew McConaughey was over the moon about his nomination for The Dallas Buyers Club:
"So solid and gratifying to have this recognition from my fellow actors. Cheers to what we get to do: depict humanity and ride this wild bull called acting. With thanks and respect, I'm honored with this nomination."
Judi Dench, the AH-Mazing actress who has a name with a Dame in it, was excited to be nominated for Philomena:
"I'm very proud to be nominated and with such remarkable fellow actors."
Mayim Bialik was honored to be honored for her work on The Big Bang Theory:
"SAG is an organization of my peers. It's actors voting and actors nominating and that makes it such a huge honor. The politics of the Emmys are so complicated and the voters are not all actors, but to be acknowledged by actors is the biggest compliment of all…I am so happy for Jim and for our show, but it’s extra special amazing insane to be a nominee along with Jim and our show. It’s very special. And it’s insane!"
Forest Whitaker was "thrilled" to get recognized for his hard work in Lee Daniels' The Butler:
"It is a huge honor to be nominated by my peers at SAG. This role resonated deeply with me and it was a privilege to bring it to life on the screen. I am thrilled for our entire cast of Lee Daniels' The Butler and also for the recognition of Oprah's powerful performance. Congratulations to all of the nominees!"
Chiwetel Ejiofor was grateful for his nom for his acting in 12 Years a Slave:
"I couldn't be more thrilled and grateful to the Screen Actors Guild for this nomination. To be recognized for a project that I feel so passionately about means a huge amount to me. For this recognition to be from my peers, makes it even more poignant."
Emma Thompson was floating on air (like Mary Poppins) for her acting in Saving Mr. Banks:
"It's a special thrill to be nominated by other actors and this movie was a pure joy to make."
Congrats to all the nominees!
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