Jordan Peele's directorial debut, Get Out made history earlier this year when just three weeks after its release, it made over $100 million domestically, making Peele the first black writer-director to achieve this with a debut movie. The history-making horror gave birth to countless videos and memes, with fans flipping the movies' ominous warnings and turned them into hilarious sketches on their social media pages, with several going viral.
Today, Get Out is trending again, but not for the reasons that many of us would hope. Twitter is reacting to Entertainment Weekly's report that Peele's horror-satire is to be submitted as a comedy-musical at the upcoming Golden Globe Awards.
According to EW, "The move probably allows Get Out more wiggle room when it comes to landing an above-the-line nomination for its key player, star Daniel Kaluuya, who will now likely square off against potential comedy/musical foes like Hugh Jackman (The Greatest Showman), Kumail Nanjiani (The Big Sick), James Franco (The Disaster Artist), Matt Damon (Downsizing), and Steve Carell (Battle of the Sexes)."
Despite the explanation, Twitter is not happy. Not one bit!
But others understand Universal's motive for submitting the movie into this category and are by the backlash.
And as for Get Out's creator/ director, Jordan Peele, his response was simply...