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18th Jan 2024

Paul Mescal reacted to Andrew Scott’s BAFTA snub in the best way

Kat O'Connor

Paul Mescal and Andrew Scott star in ‘All Of Us Strangers’

Paul Mescal has responded to Andrew Scott’s BAFTA snub in the best way.

Both Irish actors have been praised for their roles in ‘All Of Us Strangers’, but only Mescal received a BAFTA nomination for his role in the film.

Scott’s performance in the movie has received praise from critics, with many expressing their outrage over the snub.

One X user said they’ve never been so bothered by an award snub before.

Another added: “One of the most painful awards snubs in history ever.”

“Andrew Scott missing out is an absolute crime,” another said.

“The more I think about Andrew Scott’s BAFTA snub, the more outrageous it feels. How do you recognise the film in so many categories and ignore the man who holds it all together? It’s lunacy,” another shared.

Mescal also reacted to the shocking snub by posting a photo of his co-star on Instagram and didn’t acknowledge his own nomination.

He shared a photo of his co-star and friend on his Instagram story.

Andrew Scott deserved a BAFTA nomination All Of Us Strangers, but the snub shouldn’t take away from the actor’s career-defining performance.

Cillian Murphy and Barry Keoghan were also nominated for Leading Actor for their roles in Oppenheimer and Saltburn.

All Of Us Strangers has not yet been released in Irish cinemas, but you can catch it on the big screen from January 26th.