Razzies Sink To New Low With ‘Classless’ Nomination, And People Are Hella Ticked

People aren’t happy with the Golden Raspberry Awards for its latest nominee: a child.

The Razzies, as they’re known, are supposed to go to the worst film performances of the year and have often been a mixed bag at best and mean-spirited at worst.

And many say they went too far with this year’s nominations, which include a “worst actress” nod for child actor Ryan Kiera Armstrong, who played Charlie McGee in last year’s “Firestarter.”

Armstrong is 12, and she was 11 during filming.

The Razzies have a history of nominating child actors, including a teenage Brooke Shields in 1981 and Jake Lloyd, who was 8 when he played a young Anakin Skywalker in “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” in 2000.

Lloyd later said his life was a “living hell” due to the bullying he received over the role.

“Firestarter” was a box office flop and a critical bomb, currently holding a 10% rating on Rotten Tomatoes with a 47% audience score. But commenters noted that was hardly the child actor’s fault ― and called the organization out for publicly shaming her for taking the gig:

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