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Charlize Theron's Kids Aren't Impressed with Just Nominations: 'Can You Try a Little Harder?'

Charlize Theron's Kids Aren't Impressed with Just Nominations: 'Can You Try a Little Harder?'
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Charlize Theron stunned in Givenchy at the Producers Guild Awards on Saturday as she accepted the Stanley Kramer Award on behalf of her movie "Bombshell."

The award, given out since 2002, recognizes films that "illuminate provocative social issues," and has gone to such films as "Antwone Fisher" (2003), "Hotel Rwanda" (2005), "Milk" (2009), and "The Normal Heart" (2015). "Bombshell" covers the Roger Ailes sexual harassment scandal at Fox News, and co-stars Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie and John Lithgow.

Speaking with "Extra's" Jenn Lahmers on the red carpet, Theron called the honor a "pinch-me moment."

"We actually made this movie," she said, "and I keep thinking about that."

She has personally been nominated for numerous awards for her portrayal of Megyn Kelly in "Bombshell," including receiving a coveted Oscar nomination. Sharing her kids' reaction, Theron said, "My kids are a little bit confused because I haven’t been winning... I try to turn it into teaching moments."

She added, "The way they process it is, 'What are you doing, Mom?'... They are like, 'Can you try a little harder?'"

The superstar, proving she's just like us, said she is an avid viewer of "The Bachelor"! Giving Jenn her take, she said of the show and its current Bachelor, Pilot Pete Weber, "I really think a lot of them have a good shot and he is sweet. I think it's gonna be a dramatic end. He's got, like, a big gash on his forehead — I can't wait to see how that happens. Don't tell me if you know!... I don’t read anything. I want to watch it all in real time."

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