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Sally Field Reveals Burt Reynolds’ Infuriating Reaction To Oscar Nomination

Sally Field Reveals Burt Reynolds’ Infuriating Reaction To Oscar Nomination

[ad_1] When Sally Field was nominated for her first Academy Award, then-boyfriend Burt Reynolds was less than supportive. Reynolds “was not happy” that his partner was up for 1980′s Best Actress award for her role in Norma Rae and “was not going to go” as her date to the ceremony, Field told author Dave Karger for the upcoming book “50 Oscar Nights,” per a Thursday report in People. “He really was not a nice guy around me then,” Field said. Sally Field (left) and Burt Reynolds are pictured in 1977. Galella/Ron Galella Collection via Getty Images. She also shared that when Norma Rae premiered at the 1979 Cannes Film Festival, Reynolds didn’t want her to attend. “He said, ‘You don’t think you’re going to win anything, do you?’” she recalled. If she did think that, she would have been correct. Field won Best Actress at both the Oscars and Cannes. Field holds her Oscar for “Norma Rae.” The two actors started dating after meeting on the set of 1977′s Smokey and the Bandit, and maintained …

Sally Field says ex Burt Reynolds refused to attend Oscars due to jealousy

Sally Field says ex Burt Reynolds refused to attend Oscars due to jealousy

[ad_1] Get our free weekly email for all the latest cinematic news from our film critic Clarisse Loughrey Get our The Life Cinematic email for free Sally Field has revealed that her ex-boyfriend Burt Reynolds was “not happy” when she was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actress in 1980. The 80 For Brady star, 77, went on to win the first of her two Academy Awards for her performance in the title role in Norma Rae. She won the award again five years later for her role in Places in the Heart. However, as People reports, Field told journalist Dave Karger for his new book 50 Oscar Nights that Reynolds refused to accompany her to the ceremony. “When the Oscars came around, he really was not a nice guy around me then and was not going to go with me,” said Field. “He said, ‘You don’t think you’re going to win anything, do you?’” she recalled. In the event, Field attended the awards show with actor and comedian David Steinberg and his then-wife, Judy. …