Now that Heath Ledger has been posthumously nominated for a Golden Globe, there’s maneuvering behind the scenes as to who will accept the award should he win.
"Kim desperately wants to do it," the Daily News is reporting. But they are saying the studio and the producers would rather have Michelle receive it on behalf of Matilda" – the couple’s daughter.
Hollywood insiders have speculated that the foreign journalists who decide upon the Golden Globes choose some nominees based on their attractiveness and star power, to goose up their televised awards show’s ratings. Michelle Williams, who broke up with Ledger four months before he died in January, is a lot purtier than the senior Ledger, who accepted an "Aussie" award for his son last weekend.
But a friend of the family said, "Why would Michelle be involved? She had nothing to do with the movie. They weren’t even together when he passed away. Would you have your ex-wife accept your award? And they weren’t even married. Chris Nolan or Christian Bale would make more sense. Michelle makes no sense. It’s like those rumors that she would go to the premiere of ‘Dark Knight.’ That was never in the realm of possibility." Interesting they are all assuming Heath will win – for my money I am betting on Brad Pitt!