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Nominees for the Golden Globes were announced this morning and two actors stood out from the rest:

  1. Leonardo DiCaprio, who scored best actor in a drama nods for both Blood Diamond and The Departed.
  2. Jennifer Hudson, nominated for best supporting actress in her big-screen debut, Dreamgirls.

"I'm overwhelmed right now," Hudson said on the Today show. "I just started screaming when they said the names."

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Dreamgirls racked up multiple nominations, including a best actress, musical or comedy, nod for star Beyoncé Knowles and a supporting actor nomination for Eddie Murphy.

Actress nominees for movie dramas are: Penelope Cruz, for Volver; Judi Dench, Notes on a Scandal; Maggie Gyllenhaal, Sherrybaby; Helen Mirren, The Queen; and Kate Winslet, Little Children.

Comedy/musical actress nominees are: Annette Bening, Running With Scissors; Toni Collette, Little Miss Sunshine; Beyonce, Dreamgirls; Meryl Streep, The Devil Wears Prada; and Rene Zellweger, Miss Potter.

Besides Murphy, other supporting actor nominees include: Jack Nicholson and Mark Wahlberg (in The Departed) and Brad Pitt (Babel).

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"Say what you will about me, and I'm not passing judgment, but when I had my daughter, I stayed home with her almost every night for the first year of her life."
- Courtney Love (pictured, with daughter Frances Bean Cobain), on Britney Spears' recent partying

"I did this TV show so I wouldn't have to do sh-tty parts in sh-tty movies, so I'm not going to start now. I'm not that desperate."
- Ellen Pompeo, on why she signed on for Grey's Anatomy

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"We live in a violent world. We all know that violence is a recurring theme in history."
- Mel Gibson, on the gratuitous gore in Apocalypto

"Jude Law and I spoke on the telephone a lot before we started shooting going, 'Oh, my God, what if we don't make them laugh; they're going to fire us.' "
- Kate Winslet, starring in the romantic comedy The Holiday

"Tom is one of my best friends, and we are committed to one another and to one another's families. .. He wants the world to be better, and he's dedicated his life to it. I support anybody who wants to do that and loves people that much."
- Will Smith on his friendship with Tom Cruise

"Back in the old days in comedy clubs, you could do anything on stage...I'm not saying what [Michael Richards] said was cool, but in the old days, you would've never saw that on the news.
- Eddie Murphy on how comedy has changed

"I haven't gotten any creepy weirdos yet, though people do ask me, 'What's your favorite way of dying?'"
- Hayden Panettiere, on her newfound fame on NBC's Heroes

"She said my performance was like a religious experience… She said, 'I'm so proud of you.'"
- Jennifer Hudson, on Oprah's response to seeing her performance in Dreamgirls

"I feel there's a nasty connotation when you say 'tell-all.' That is not what I plan to do. It's not about calling people out or telling negative stories about people. It's how I see things."
- Tori Spelling, on her forthcoming memoir

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The name of the movie may be Dreamgirls - but recent rumors make it seem like a more apt title would be Jealousgirls.

But Beyoncé Knowles is trying as hard as she can to squash talk that she was jealous of her co-star throughout shooting.

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"I knew that the character that I played wasn't the star," Knowles told reporters on Saturday about her Diana Ross-esque role of Deena Jones, compared to the juicier part of Effie White, portrayed by Jennifer Hudson. "She wasn't the underdog. She didn't have the struggle and the pain and the dramatic scenes that Effie had, and I was fine with that."

But Beyonce just wanted to prove herself as an actress. After all, she's already dominated the music world. As she's not afraid to tell everyone.

"I'm already a star. I already have nine Grammys. Everyone knows I can sing," Knowles said. "I did this because I wanted people to know that I can act and I can play someone so different from myself."

Okay. We can deal with conceit when it's well-earned. But what about being jealous of the former American Idol contestant?

"It's really unfortunate that everyone is saying I'm jealous of Jennifer. It hurts my heart because it's so clichéd. They're saying that I'm mad when I knew going into this that I was playing Deena," said Knowles. "Because I'm a star they just automatically assume that I'm not humble enough to sit down and take a back seat, which I am."

Did Beyonce mention she's a star yet? More so than Vin Diesel, in case you were wondering.

However, the R&B singer did admit that she would have liked to have sung Effie's song, "And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going," a showstopper that, in large part, helped get Jennifer Holliday a Tony Award for best actress for the original 1981 Broadway version of Dreamgirls.

"I mean," said Knowles, "I wish I could've gained 20 pounds and played Effie."

Ohhh, snap! What's next, saying Hudson is so fat she broke her leg and gravy poured out?

Ignore bitter Beyonce, Jennifer. Keep that chin, and weight, up. We don't want you ever going Nicole Richie on us.

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