Why Lady Gaga Didn't Celebrate When the Oscar Noms Were Announced

People around the world were celebrating Lady Gaga’s Best Actress Oscar nod for A Star Is Born the minute the announcement came down on Tuesday morning, expect for one person in particular, Lady Gaga.

That’s because she was sound asleep at her Los Angeles home recovering from a stint at her Vegas residency. and tells the New York Times:

"I woke up at 8:30 and didn’t know anything about it.” Until she called her manager, who told her the good news, “and I just burst into tears.”

She then discovered the massive scroll of voice mails and congratulatory texts on her phone:

"The ones that mean the most to me are the ones that come from my family. These are not Oscar nominations for me, these are Oscar nominations for them,” she says. “I come from an Italian-immigrant family, and this feels like a very big win for them. This film was a lot of hard work, and I wouldn’t know that hard work if I didn’t know the hard work of the lineage of my family."

The Oscars air February 24th on ABC.


Photo: Getty Images

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