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Meryl Streep has won 119 awards? Legendary actress dishes on Oscar nominations

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Meryl Streep is a staple of Hollywood award shows. The legendary actress has picked up 119 awards for her acting and she has been nominated once again for an Academy Award. In a sneak peek of Monday’s The Ellen Show the star talked about her nomination and then focused on who didn't get nominated. According to the Wall Street Journal on Thursday there were plenty of stars who were snubbed by the Oscars this year.

“There was so many performances that were great. I am thinking of my friend, Emma Thompson who wasn't nominated,” said Meryl Streep on The Ellen Show. The category she was nominated for this year was so full of talented people and few epic performances were left off the list. “I was really shocked.”

While Meryl Streep has had many more nominations than awards, the star definitely knows who to portray emotion in front of the camera. Capturing the viewer’s attention she is able to give performances of a lifetime. Being honored for such great talent has the star always in the headlines, but that is OK with the fans as the actress is one of the best in the movie business.

Take a look at the video clip of Meryl Streep on The Ellen Show and catch the whole interview on Monday during the show. Will Merl Streep win the Oscar this year? Fans will know soon enough!

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