Several stars react to news of their Golden Globes nominations.

Kerry Washington (Best Actress in a TV series, Drama, for 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.”

Amy Adams (Best Actress, Comedy or Musical, for American Hustle): “I am so honored that the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has recognized my work alongside such brilliant actresses. Also a huge congrats to the amazing writers, directors, and casts of American Hustle and Her for their nominations. Truly a day for gratitude.”

Joaquin Phoenix (Best Actor, Comedy or Musical, for Her): “Thanks to the Hollywood Foreign Press for recognizing Her. Spike wrote a wonderful story and I couldn’t be more pleased for him.”

June Squibb (Best Supporting Actress for 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.”

Steve McQueen (Best Director for 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.”

Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Best Actress in a TV Series, Comedy or Musical, for Veep; Best Actress, Comedy or Musical, for Enough Said): “I’m thrilled and so grateful to the Hollywood Foreign Press. One question: does this mean I need two dresses?”

Idris Elba (Best Actor, Drama for Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom; Best Actor, Mini-Series or TV Movie for 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.”

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