On a night of serious screwups at the Oscars, actress Nicole Kidman emerged as one of the most talked-about — and widely mocked — memes to emerge from the event.
The New York Post’s Page Six reports that the actress — a four-time Academy Award nominee and an Oscar winner in 2003 for “The Hours” — is taking a beating on social media for what many observers say is her “Grinch-like” clapping during the ceremony.
Wrote Twitter user Chris Higgins: “Has Nicole Kidman never seen anyone clap before?”
Others on social media came to Kidman’s defense. The Twitter account @OKCTuxiecat posted this explanation: “People making fun of Nicole Kidman’s clapping have obviously never worn rings on both hands that could break or pinch when clapping.”
Judge for yourself — below is a sample posted by The Telegraph …