Streep accuses Karl Lagerfeld of spoiling her Oscar nomination

Meryl Streep has accused designer Karl Lagerfeld of attempting to spoil her appearance at the Oscars, after he claimed she was being paid to wear a gown on the red carpet.

Their row made headlines around the world following his allegation that Streep had decided against wearing a Chanel gown because she could be compensated for wearing a dress by a different designer.

Yesterday, Lagerfeld admitted he had been mistaken and expressed regret for his remarks – but the actress dismissed his mea culpa, and said it was a weak attempt at an apology.

Streep said: “The story was picked up globally, and continues, globally, to overwhelm my appearance at the Oscars, on the occasion of my record-breaking 20th nomination, and to eclipse this honour in the eyes of the media, my colleagues and the audience.”

The 67-year-old is in the running for a best actress gong at the Academy Awards for her portrayal of an eccentric opera singer in Florence Foster Jenkins.

A win at the Dolby Theatre tonight would mean she has a fourth Oscar to her name… see more

source: skynews

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