We chatted with Oscar nominee Barkhad Abdi on today's Academy Awards red carpet before he stepped into the show to join the rest of Hollywood's biggest stars. Barkhad spoke about his childhood dreams of becoming a director and what it means to be nominated alongside the other best supporting actors in his category. Barkhad also joked about the Captain Phillips best picture and best lead actor snubs, though he's pretty sure Tom Hanks is going to be just fine. Watch our chat with Barkhad now!
EXCLUSIVE: Alicia Vikander Says Boyfriend Michael Fassbender Doesn't Influence Her Red-Carpet Style: 'It's All Me'
Chloë Grace Moretz Talks Her "Empowering" First Vote and Explains Why She's Team Hillary
POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.