Rami Malek, Glenn Close, Bohemian Rhapsody and Vice took home the big awards at the 2019 Golden Globes, with A Star Is Born only taking home a win for Best Song with “Shallow.”
No one was more surprised at winning than Glenn Close was.
The drama, a biography about the rock band Queen, bested heavy favorite A Star Is Born in the Best Motion Picture – Drama category. In fact, A Star Is Born, Bradley Cooper‘s directorial debut and a remake of the classic Hollywood story, lost all but one of its five nominations. Cooper lost in the best director category to Roma filmmaker Alfonso Cuarón, star Lady Gaga was defeated by Glenn Close (The Wife) in best actress in a drama, and Cooper fell to Bohemian Rhapsody star Rami Malek in best actor. All told, A Star Is Born — which is still expected to compete for multiple Oscars at next month’s Academy Awards — won only best original song, for hit track “Shallow.” (Lady Gaga was among that award’s winners.)
Bohemian Rhapsody wasn’t the only upset victor on the night: In the musical and comedy category, Green Book topped Vice, which led all films with six Golden Globe nominations, for best picture.
Glenn Close gave us an incredibly emotional acceptance speech for her role in The Wife.
“Women, we’re nurturers, that’s what’s expected of us,” Close said. “We have our children. We have our husbands if we’re lucky enough, and our partners, whoever. But we have to find personal fulfillment!”
She added: “Here I am today, I will have been 45 years in September that I am a working actress. And I cannot imagine a more wonderful life.”
Did this really happen? Chrissy Metz, who plays Kate on NBC’s This Is Us, found herself square in the middle of controversy after reports surfaced she called Alison Brie a “bitch” on the red carpet at the Golden Globes on Sunday night.
Metz reacted swiftly on Twitter by saying there is no animosity between her and the GLOW star, who was up for a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actress in a TV Series, Musical or Comedy.
“It’s terribly unfortunate anyone would think much less run a story that was completely fabricated! I adore Alison and would never say a bad word about her, or anyone! I sure hope she knows my heart,” the two-time Golden Globe nominee wrote.
The alleged incident took place while Metz was being interviewed on a Facebook Live pre-show. At the end of the segment, she was asked if she knew Brie before they tossed the interview over to someone else to speak with her. It was at the moment that Metz reportedly uttered the slur, referring to Brie as “such a bitch.”
During the Golden Globes opening, while talking about Crazy Rich Asians, Sandra Oh made a joke about Crazy Rich Asians, Oh joked that it’s “the first studio film with an Asian-American lead since Ghost in the Shell and Aloha.”
The films were criticized for white-washing with the leads played by white women. Emma Stone portrayed a quarter Hawaiian, quarter Chinese woman in the latter. Stone yelled out, “I’m sorry!”
Well played, Emma.
Sandra Oh gave us a real and raw moment during the open monologue as well. Oh became the first Asian to host a major Hollywood awards show as she took the stage at the 76th annual awards ceremony Sunday alongside comedian Andy Samberg — kicked the night off with an emotional message.
“If I could take a moment, in all honesty, I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here to look out into this audience and witness this moment of change,” Oh said, her voice breaking.
“And I’m not fooling myself — next year it’ll be different, it probably will be, but right now this moment is real,” Oh, 47, continued. “Trust me, it is real. Because I see you. And I see you. All these faces of change. And now, so will everyone else.”
The Fiji water girl pretty much stole the red carpet at the Golden Globes. Wearing a blue gown and with a tray full of Fiji Water bottles, she was pictured in the background photobombing multiple celebrities, including Cody Fern, Richard Madden, and Camilla Belle.
And she quickly became a meme.
Taylor Swift wasn’t at home washing her hair, she actually attended the Golden Globes and presented Lady Gaga her trophy! Plus, she got to present with Idris Elba. So jealous.
Macaulay Culkin may not have known his brother Kieren Culkin was nominated for a Golden Globe, or he may be one of the best online trolls out there.
The full Golden Globes winners list:
Best Motion Picture, Drama:
Best Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:
Best Director, Motion Picture:
Alfonso Cuarón, “Roma”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Drama:
Glenn Close, “The Wife”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Drama:
Rami Malek, “Bohemian Rhapsody”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:
Olivia Colman, “The Favourite”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture, Musical or Comedy:
Christian Bale, “Vice”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture:
Regina King, “If Beale Street Could Talk”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in Any Motion Picture:
Mahershala Ali, “Green Book”
Best Screenplay, Motion Picture:
Nick Vallelonga, Brian Currie and Peter Farrelly, “Green Book”
Best Motion Picture, Animated:
“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse”
Best Motion Picture, Foreign Language:
Best Original Score, Motion Picture:
Justin Hurwitz, “First Man”
Best Original Song, Motion Picture:
“Shallow” — “A Star Is Born”
Best Television Series, Drama:
“The Americans,” FX
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Drama:
Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Drama:
Richard Madden, “Bodyguard”
Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy:
“The Kominsky Method,” Netflix
Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy:
Rachel Brosnahan, “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series, Musical or Comedy:
Michael Douglas, “The Kominsky Method”
Best Television Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
“The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story,” FX
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television:
Patricia Arquette, “Escape at Dannemora”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television:
Darren Criss, “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”
Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Patricia Clarkson, “Sharp Objects”
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television:
Ben Whishaw, “A Very English Scandal”
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