Shocked Olivia Colman Gives The Most Sincere Unprepared Speech As She Wins Oscar For Best Actress

February 25, 2019 07:24

The 91st Academy Awards has come to its exciting conclusion. One of the most anticipated categories was, of course, 'The Best Actress'. The competition was very serious this year. Yalitza Aparicio, Olivia  Colman, Glenn Close, Melissa McCarthy, and Lady Gaga were all fighting for the desirable award.

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But only one was victorious. The winner’s crown went to the British star, Olivia Colman. Colman has been riding high this award season, getting praises for her role in The Favourite. However, she didn’t expect to get Oscar and her impromptu speech proves that.

Colman’s touching speech

Nominated for Oscar the first time, Olivia Colman won big and she appeared to be very shocked! The British actress, who was honored for playing Queen Ann, was so surprised to get an award that her speech was arguably the most memorable moment of the whole event.

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The actress walked on stage and took her well-deserved trophy, staring at it in disbelief. She said:

It’s genuinely quite stressful. This is hilarious. I got an Oscar.

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She continued by thanking her colleagues Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz, as well as the film’s director, Yorgos Lanthimos.

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Colman’s outstanding performance also earned her another prestigious award as she won the best actress at the 2019 Golden Globes last month.

People reacted to Colman’s speech

We send our sincere congratulations to Olivia and wish her many more Oscars in the future.

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