After statements from the cast members Ryan Gosling, Margot Robbie, Helen Mirren and America Ferrera, the director herself has chimed in at last.
The award show paid homage to the movie after Barbie failed to earn Oscar nominations in two key categories.
The La La Land star admitted he "heavily edited" his initial statement in support of colleagues Greta Gerwig and Margot Robbie.
The new prize will be introduced at the Academy Awards in 2026.
The Barbie actor is up for Best Supporting Actor at the Academy Awards after bringing his Ken-ergy to the big screen.
The former This Is Us star has been nominated for the Academy Award for his role in American Fiction.