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How Saoirse Ronan Learned About Her Best Actress Oscar Nomination

On Thursday morning, “Brooklyn” star Saoirse Ronan spoke to “Extra’s” AJ Calloway after receiving an Oscar nomination for Best Actress.

Though many were predicting that she would be nominated, she was still anxious. She said, "I couldn't sleep for the last few days, so I had to put the earplugs in, put my eye mask on and, like, shut everything out. I couldn't see anything and I couldn't hear anything, all I could hear was… ‘We're going to the Oscars… we're going to the Oscars,' and my mom like ran in, took my eye mask… she’s, like, sobbing. I wasn't sure if it was good news or bad news, and of course it was great news.”

To see if Saoirse wins, tune in to the Oscars on February 28.

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