Steven predcits female director nomination at Oscars

Natalie Portman makes scathing dig at the Golden Globes’ all-male directors’ category

Natalie Portman and Ron Howard at the 75th annual Golden Globes Getty

The "Annihilation" star presented the award for best director at the Golden Globes Sunday night, but not without a dig at the biased category.

Tell us, HollywoodLifers - what did you think about Natalie's stance against the Golden Globes choice not to nominate any female directors? In the most ideal use of words EVER, Oprah sent an important message to young girls around the world and reinforced the #TimesUp initiative. But amidst all of that, Natalie Portman said what didn't occur to a lot of us. As a human being equally upset at the treatment of women in Hollywood, this was probably one of the best moments of the year.

Ultimately, the decision lands on film studios to give women directors proper funding, a choice Greta deems obvious. She used the opportunity to echo the sentiments of the "Me Too" and "Time's Up" movements advocating for protections against workplace harassment and assault. Before announcing the victor she highlighted the lack of female nominees after Lady Bird director Greta Gerwig was snubbed, by simply saying: "Here are all the male nominees".

View co-host Whoopi Goldberg then talked about how changing the landscape largely depends on film studios putting up the funds for female directors.

Spielberg was nominated in the category for his work on The Post, but ultimately lost out to The Shape of Water director Guillermo del Toro.

"I actually didn't hear her say that until the next day because I was backstage to present", Gerwig said during an appearance on The View on Tuesday.

While the Golden Globes have become increasingly more diverse, there are still a few categories that could use a little more diversification.

The admonishment continued when Barbra Streisand was introduced as having "made history as the only woman to receive a Globe for directing".

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