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Glenn Close Says Gwyneth Paltrow’s Oscar Win Didn’t ‘Make Sense’

“I thought, ‘What?'” the actress recalled after Gwyneth took home the 1999 Best Actress Award for “Shakespeare in Love.”

Glenn Close got frank about her thoughts on Gwyneth Paltrow’s 1999 Oscar win.
Over the course of an interview with ABC News’ “Popcorn with Peter Travers,” the “Hillbilly Elegy” star, 73, said she was shocked Fernanda Montenegro didn’t take home the Best Actress Award that year for the Brazilian film “Central Station.”

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“I honestly feel that to be nominated by your peers is about as good as it gets. And then, I’ve never understood how you could honestly compare performances, you comprehend?” Close admitted. “I remember the year Gwyneth Paltrow won over that incredible actress who was in ‘Central Station’ and I thought, ‘What?’ It doesn’t make sense.”
“So I think who wins has a lot of ……

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