Ava DuVernay Shrugs Off 'When They See Us' Golden Globes Snub

Ava DuVernay
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The director called awards a 'cherry on top' -- but noted her sundae is still 'delicious.'

Netflix's When They See Us didn't get any love when the 2020 Golden Globe nominations were revealed on Monday -- but director Ava DuVernay isn't sweating it. 

The four-part miniseries chronicled the real-life stories of the "Exonerated Five" -- a group of teens who were wrongfully accused of raping a woman in Central Park. It previously earned 15 Emmy nominations and scored two wins at the awards show in September, including one for lead actor Jharrel Jerome. 

"These things are a cherry on top," DuVernay tweeted in response to a fan hoping she still had an "amazing morning" on Monday. "The sundae is yummy with or without it. And this one has been particularly delicious."

A lack of recognition for When They See Us isn't the only thing that had fans speaking out following the Globes nominations on Monday. The Hollywood Foreign Press Association also didn't hand out nods to Euphoria's Zendaya or Us' Lupita Nyong'o -- or any female directors -- leading fans to express their disappointment online. 

See more on Monday's Golden Globes nominations in the video below.