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Glenn Close: 'I feel like everyone's rooting for me'

This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...
This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...
This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...
This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...
This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...
Actress Glenn Close poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA Nominees Party in London, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision...

This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...

This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...

This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...

This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...

This Feb. 4, 2019 photo shows Glenn Close posing for a portrait at the 91st Academy Awards Nominees Luncheon in Beverly Hills, Calif. Close is nominat...

Actress Glenn Close poses for photographers upon arrival at the BAFTA Nominees Party in London, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2019. (Photo by Joel C Ryan/Invision...

NEW YORK (AP) — In her seventh Oscar nomination, Glenn Close is poised to win her first Academy Award. But if she doesn't, the 71-year-old actress says not to cry for her.

Close tells The Associated Press she doesn't want "a pity Oscar." If she loses, Close says she's decided to look at the camera and say: "I'm OK."

Close has emerged as the best-actress favorite after wins at the Golden Globes and the Screen Actors Guild Awards. But the category is competitive, with Lady Gaga and Olivia Colman also in the mix.

Close has six times before been nominated but never won.


Updated : 2021-02-27 20:57 GMT+08:00