Lady Gaga has been invited to join the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the governing body behind the Oscars. Variety reports that 842 people were invited to join this year and half of them are women. Gaga, who was nominated for Best Actress and won Best Song at the 2019 Oscars, has been invited to join the Academy’s acting branch.
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Other invited celebrities include Sterling K. Brown, Gemma Chan, Claire Foy, Tom Holland, Elisabeth Moss, Alexander Skarsgård, and Letitia Wright. Meanwhile, musicians like Annie Lennox, Adele, and Gaga’s co-winner, Mark Ronson, were asked to join under the music branch. The Academy hosts a mixer in the fall for everyone who accepts the invitation to join. Congrats to all!