What’s more exciting for a teen girl? Getting an Oscar nomination or getting a message on Twitter from Justin Bieber? Hailee Steinfield, the teen Oscar nominee for True Grit, got a tweet from teen idol Justin Bieber yesterday!
Biebs tweeted Hailee to congratulate her on being nominated for an Academy Award for her the role of Mattie Ross in the Coen brothers remake of True Grit.
The teen pop star tweeted: “Met at the Globes and she is super talented. CONGRATS to Hailee Steinfeld for being 14 and getting nominated for an OSCAR for TRUE GRIT!”
The teen pop star told the actress, “Now Hailee get a twitter.”
Hailee Steinfield spilled about her Oscar nomination with Jimmy Kimmel. The teen actress told Kimmel, “It was very exciting I think I got more text messages today than any other time in my life.”
Spoken like a true teenager. Kimmel teased Hailee about Justin Bieber’s tweet and talked about the honor of being nominated for an Academy Award at the age of 14! If you’ve seen True Grit, you know why Hailee Steinfeld received the Oscar nod…she steals the movie.
True Grit is based on the novel by Charles Portis and directed Joel Coen & Ethan Coen. Hailee Steinfeld stars in the western with Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon. If you haven’t seen this flick, watch the clip below and find out more on the website TrueGritMovie.com.