After statements from the cast members Ryan Gosling, Margot Robbie, Helen Mirren and America Ferrera, the director herself has chimed in at last.
"You can’t get upset about things like that..."
The award show paid homage to the movie after Barbie failed to earn Oscar nominations in two key categories.
Talent recognises talent.
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.
"It's kind of wasted energy..."
The former This Is Us star has been nominated for the Academy Award for his role in American Fiction.
"There's no way to feel sad when you know you're this blessed," the Australian actor said.