The moment Angela Bassett's name wasn't called, despite being a favorite.

'I was gobsmacked,' Bassett shares, reflecting on the unexpected turn. 

Emphasizing grace, she admits disappointment is human but chose to handle it with dignity.

Dealing with setbacks, Bassett advises, 'Smile, be gracious, be kind, and party anyway.' 

Bassett's response to her Oscar snub is an inspiring lesson in professionalism and humility. 

Angela Bassett's approach to life's disappointments offers a template for grace in any situation.