Lee Daniels On 'Butler's' NAACP Nominations: It 'Touches My Very Soul'


Lee Daniels is celebrating the seven NAACP Image Awards nominations The Butler received Thursday. "The importance of being nominated by the NAACP on this particular film touches my very soul. I did the best I could to teach but not preach," Daniels said in an exclusive statement to The Hollywood Reporter. The Butler nabbed nominations for outstanding motion picture as well as writing and directing noms for Daniels.