*Lee Daniels said he was “bouncing off the walls” when the nominations for the 2010 Golden Globe Awards were being announced Tuesday morning.

The director-producer of one of this year’s most acclaimed films, the urban drama “Precious: Based on the Novel ‘Push’ by Sapphire,” had just registered the news that his leads Gabourey “Gabby” Sidibe and Mo’Nique were respectively being honored with best actress and best supporting actress nods.

Even better, “Precious” was in contention for best motion picture drama.

But when Daniels’ name failed to turn up on the best director list, a certain resignation set in for him.

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