The Razzies rescind nomination for child actor Ryan Kiera Armstrong after uproar

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The Razzies take back their worst-actress nomination of 'Firestarter' star Ryan Kiera Armstrong after facing backlash for nominating a child actor.

“Sometimes, you do things without thinking, Then you are called out for it. Then you get it. It’s why the Razzies were created in the first place,” Razzies co-founder John Wilson said in a separate response provided to The Times.

“As a result, we have removed Armstrong’s name from the Final Ballot that our members will cast next month. We also believe a public apology is owed [to] Ms. Armstrong, and wish to say we regret any hurt she experienced as a result of our choices,” Wilson said.

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This is the first I’ve heard of it.

The Razzies themselves should just be rescinded. This was a really low blow, even for them. The fact that it took an internet uproar for them to 'fix' the issue is all you really need to know about the Razzies.

As they should. Sadly, the damage has already been done to that young actress.

Rescinding the nomination doesn’t erase the fact it was made in the first place nor it’s effect

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