Anne Hathaway Admits Oscars Criticism Was Tough

Hathaway 300After all the talk about how Anne Hathaway and James Franco could have been the worst Oscars hosts ever, the Devil Wears Prada star has finally spoken up, admitting that it’s been hard to deal with.

“The experience was so big. The bigness of it was overwhelming,” she said in an interview on America’s Today Show. “I felt so much joy to get to be a part of movie history.”

“[But] the critics were tough. They said we were the worst show ever. I think that qualifies as tough.”

“I think about the Oscars as several different experiences. There was the critical reaction, which was awful. Then there are the people who have been coming up to me since then who stop and say, ‘I thought it was fantastic. I watched it with my family and we were entertained.’ I am very grateful to those people.”

“And then there’s my memory of it – which is, whether it was great or whether it stunk, who knows? I still got to walk out on the Kodak [stage] and see those people and someday I’ll get to tell my grandkids about it. “