Anne Hathaway’s joy over Oscar nod

Anne Hathaway’s dog was left nonplussed by its owner’s Oscar nomination.
The actress was at home with her pooch when she learnt she had been shortlisted for a coveted gong.

As she and her parents celebrated, her dog looked on bemused, she told entertainment website

She said: “I was with my parents and my dog when I got the news and we were all overjoyed – although I’m not sure my dog knew what was going on.”

Anne has been nominated in the actress in a leading role category for her role in Rachel Getting Married.

She is up against Angelina Jolie, Melissa Leo, Meryl Streep, and Golden Globe winner Kate Winslet.

Anne said: “It is such a thrill to be recognised in this category with these remarkably talented women.

“This is a great day to be an actress.”

It is the first time that the 26-year-old actress has been nominated for an Academy Award.

Source: Press Association