Sandra Oh, Time’s Up & Moments Of Note At Golden Globes
The 76th Golden Globe Awards show, hosted by Sandra Oh and Andy Samberg, grabbed spotlight for many reasons. Once again, the awards, held at Beverly Hills, honoured Hollywood’s best. Here are some of the notable moments from the show:
- Sunday evening’s proceedings began with Sandra’s opening monologue in which she addressed the importance of diversity in Hollywood. “I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here to look out onto this audience and witness this moment of change. And I’m not fooling myself. I’m not fooling myself, next year could be different, but right now this moment is real. Trust me, it’s real. Because I see you and I see you, all these faces of changes. And now, so will everyone else.”
- Another joyous occasion for Sandra as she won the Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series Drama for Killing Eve. With this win, Sandra Oh has made history by becoming the first woman of Asian descent to win more than one Golden Globe. Sandra said: “Right now, this moment is real.”
- American actress, comedian, singer and writer Carol Burnett, a woman who dons many hats, received the Lifetime Achievement Award named after her. Burnett’s Show aired on CBS and this was the inaugural of the Carol Burnett Award. It will be given every year to TV personalities who’ve made outstanding contribution to television.
- A major jaw-dropping moment was when after winning the Best Supporting Actress award for her role in ‘If Beale Street Could Talk’, Regina King gave an emotional acceptance speech, saying that in the next two years, everything that she produces will be 50% women, and that she challenges everyone else in power to do the same. Talking about producing only gender-equal projects in the future, King said, “In the next two years, everything that I produce…. is 50 per cent women. I challenge everyone out there who is in a position of power — not just in our industry — in all industries. I challenge you to challenge yourselves and stand with us in solidarity and do the same.”
- As part of the Time’s Up movement, Sunday night saw many actresses on this year’s red carpet wearing all black and sporting white ribbons in solidarity with victims of sexual assault. The movement was launched against workplace sexual harassment.
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