The 2017 Golden Globes, hosted by Jimmy Fallon, were held Sunday, January 8. Despite a (predictably) lackluster showing from Fallon, the ceremony mostly lived up to its reputation for being one of the most “fun” shows of awards season, with winsome moments, some unexpected humor, and one hell of a Meryl Streep speech. (Streep was presented with the Globes’ Cecile B. DeMille Award for “outstanding contributions to the world of entertainment.”)
La La Land star Emma Stone wins the Golden Globe for Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy.Source:Getty Images
The night’s big winner was La La Land, which broke a record with seven wins — the most Golden Globes wins ever by a single film. Stars Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling won in the Best Performance categories for a comedy or musical, and the film won Best Motion Picture in the comedy or musical category.
Wins on the drama side were split, with Casey Affleck taking home Best Performance by an Actor for Manchester by the Sea, Isabelle Huppert taking Best Performance by an Actress for Elle, and Moonlight taking Best Motion Picture.
Brad Pitt just being handsome and stuff at the 74th Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel.Source:Getty Images
Bringing a serious note to the evening, Meryl Streep received thunderous applause from the crowd as she talked about America’s political climate while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille award.
The film icon echoed Hugh Laurie’s message as she thanked the Hollywood Foreign Press, saying: “You and all of us in the room belong to the most vilified segments in American society right now, Hollywood. Foreigners and the press.”
She called out Hollywood stars in the room and listed the places they were born.
“So Hollywood is crawling with foreigners and outsiders and if you kick them all out all you’ll have to watch is football and mixed martial arts which is not the arts.”
Streep then described the moment she saw president-elect Donald Trump impersonate a disabled reporter, saying it “broke my heart”.
“It filters down into everyone’s life because it gives permission for other people to do the same. Disrespect invites disrespect.”
Streep’s message quickly provoked backlash from Trump supporters on social media, who called for people to boycott her movies.
Streep became tearful as she delivered her final words — a quote from Carrie Fisher.
“As my friend, the dear departed Princess Leia, said to me once: Take your broken heart, make it into art.”
WINNERS — FILM
Best Motion Picture — Drama
Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Drama
Isabelle Huppert, Elle
Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Drama
Casey Affleck, Manchester By The Sea
Best Director — Motion Picture
Damien Chazelle, La La Land
Best Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
La La Land
Best Actor in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
Ryan Gosling, La La Land
Best Actress in a Motion Picture — Musical or Comedy
Emma Stone, La La Land
Best Supporting Actress in any Motion Picture
Viola Davis, Fences
Best Supporting Actor in any Motion Picture
Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Nocturnal Animals
Best Original Screenplay — Motion Picture
Best Original Song — Motion Picture
City of Stars, La La Land
Best Original Score — Motion Picture
Best Motion Picture — Animated
Best Motion Picture — Foreign Language
WINNERS — TELEVISION
Best Television Series — Drama
Best Actor in a Television Series — Drama
Billy Bob Thornton, Goliath
Best Actress In A Television Series — Drama
Claire Foy, The Crown
Best Television Series — Musical or Comedy
Best Actor in a Television Series — Musical or Comedy
Donald Glover, Atlanta
Best Actress in a Television Series — Musical or Comedy
Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Best Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Best Performance by an Actor in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Tom Hiddleston, The Night Manager
Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Sarah Paulson, The People vs. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story
Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Olivia Coleman, The Night Manager
Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
Hugh Laurie, The Night Manager
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