The Waterboy’s Adam Sandler, Kathy Bates Share Sweet Messages After Oscar Snub

Written by: Missy Vernier – January 14th, 2020 7:21am PT

Adam Sandler shared a sweet tweet to congratulate his The Waterboy “Mama” Kathy Bates in her Oscar nomination.

Monday morning Oscar nominations were announced, however, it seems like Adam Sandler was taking the news surprisingly well. The Uncut Gems star was snubbed for an Oscar nomination but took to Twitter to congratulate Kathy Bates. Bates was nominated for best supporting actress for playing Barbara Jewell in Richard Jewell

Uncut Gems. Credit: Paramount Pictures

Bad news: Sandman gets no love from the Academy. “Good news: Sandman can stop wearing suits. Congrats to all my friends who got nominated, especially Mama,” said Sandler in a tweet.

In 1998, Bates and Sandler worked alongside each other in The Waterboy. Bates played Sandler’s overprotective mother Mama Boucher and Sandler played the role as her son Bobby Boucher Jr. in the sports comedy

Bates responded, “I love you my Bobby Boucher!!! You was robbed!! But Mama loves you!!! I learned a new urban slang word for you! You da GOAT!! Not the one we eat at home, Son.”

The Waterboy. Credit: Touchstone Pictures

It looks like everything worked out.

Make sure to tune into Popcorn Talk Network February 9th to watch our review of the Oscars.

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Missy Vernier is a host at AfterBuzzTV and a graduate of Central Michigan University with a degree in Broadcast & Cinematic Arts. She loves everything pop culture and enjoys watching reality shows.

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