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January 21, 2019

Razzie Awards: ‘Gotti’ leads nominations, Trump nominated for worst actor

Kellyanne Conway and Melania Trump are both nominated for worst supporting actress

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Razzie Awards

The Golden Raspberry Awards, otherwise known as the Razzie Awards, announced its nominations for its 39th annual ceremony. The awards show that gives 'distinction' to Hollywood's worst films this year gave nods toward President Donald Trump and the John Gotti film, “Gotti.” 

With a rare zero percent score on Rotten Tomatoes, “Gotti” co-lead the nominations in six categories along with "Holmes and Watson" and "Happytime Murders."

"Fahrenheit 11/9," "Robin Hood," "Winchester," and "Death of a Nation" came in second to receive four nominations. "Fifty Shades Freed" is nominated in three categories, including worst screenplay and worst director. 

"Gotti," starring John Travolta as the dapper New York mobster, was nominated for worst picture, worst actor, worst supporting actress, worst screen combo, worst director and worst screenplay. Other worst picture nominees include "Holmes & Watson," "The Happytime Murders," "Robin Hood," and "Winchester." 

Melissa McCarthy was nominated for worst actress just a few weeks after being nominated at the Golden Globes for best actress. Oscar-winner Helen Mirren was also nominated for worst actress for "Winchester." Will Ferrel and John C. Reily received nods as worst actor and worst supporting actor, respectively, and together for worst screen combo. 

Other worst screen combo nominees include Johnny Depp and "his fast-fading film career" for "Sherlock Gnomes,"  and  'any two actors or puppets' from "The Happytime Murders," noting, "especially in those creepy sex scenes."

But the real winner of the nominations is President Donald J. Trump who was nominated for playing himself in "Fahrenheit 11/9" and "Death of a Nation." He was nominated again along with his "self perpetuating pettiness" for worst screen combo. And if that wasn't enough, First Lady Melania Trump and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway were also nominated for worst supporting actress for being themselves in "Fahrenheit 11/9."

The Razzie Awards will be awarded Saturday, Feb. 23, the night before the Oscars. See below for the list of nominees. 

Worst Picture


The Happytime Murders

Holmes & Watson

Robin Hood


Worst Actress

Jennifer Garner, Peppermint

Amber Heard, London Fields

Melissa McCarthy, The Happytime Murders and Life Of The Party

Helen Mirren, Winchester

Amanda Seyfried, The Clapper

Worst Actor

Johnny Depp, Sherlock Gnomes

Will Ferrell, Holmes & Watson

John Travolta, Gotti

Donald J. Trump, Death of a Nation and Fahrenheit 11/9

Bruce Willis, Death Wish

Worst Supporting Actor

Jamie Foxx, Robin Hood

Ludacris, Show Dogs

Joel McHale, The Happytime Murders

John C. Reilly, Holmes & Watson

Justice Smith, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom

Worst Supporting Actress

Kellyanne Conway, Fahrenheit 11/9

Marcia Gay Harden, Fifty Shades Freed

Kelly Preston, Gotti

Jaz Sinclair, Slender Man

Melania Trump, Fahrenheit 11/9

Worst Screen Combo

Any Two Actors or Puppets (Especially in Those Creepy Sex Scenes), The Happytime Murders

Johnny Depp and His Fast-Fading Film Career, Sherlock Gnomes

Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly, Holmes and Watson

Kelly Preston and John Travolta, Gotti

Donald J. Trump and His Self Perpetuating Pettiness, Death of a Nation and Fahrenheit 11/9

Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel

Death of a Nation

Death Wish

Holmes & Watson

The Meg

Robin Hood

Worst Director

Etan Cohen, Holmes and Watson

Kevin Connolly, Gotti

James Foley, Fifty Shades Freed

Brian Henson, The Happytime Murders

The Spierig Brothers, Winchester

Worst Screenplay

Death of a Nation

Fifty Shades Freed


The Happytime Murders


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