Olivia Colman won the award for best actress in a motion picture (Photo: Paul Drinkwater/NBC Universal)

Olivia Colman stole the show at the 76th annual Golden Globes ceremony in California.

Not only did she win an award for her part in The Favourite, but the British actress also won at giving one of the best acceptance speeches at the prestigious awards ceremony when she opened with “Cor blimey!” and addressed fellow actresses Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz as her “bitches”.

As the camera panned to the audience, stars including Weisz and Stone were seen laughing and cheering their beloved co-star on.

What did Olivia Colman win?

Colman won the award for best actress in a motion picture drama for her portrayal of Queen Anne in The Favourite.

What did she say?

Having picked up her award, the former Broadchurch actress faced the audience and began by declaring: “Cor blimey, thank you so much. I’m not going to cry because my entire table will point and laugh at me,” before going on to praise the director of the film.

“Yorgos, thank you the most muchly and ma bitches, Emma and Rachel, thank you, every second of working with you was such a joy and I was so sad that it finished.

“I would like to tell you how much this film means to me but I can’t think of it because I’m too excited. I just had a fucking blast, it was amazing. I went on a private jet and I ate constantly throughout the film and it was brilliant and I promise I will keep on enjoying this, because it’s amazing.”

Having left the audience in stitches, Colman finished her speech by calling out to her family and telling them: “Ed and the kids, look! Yay!”

Reaction

Having decided to give the audience and viewers at home a different kind of acceptance speech, Colman sparked a social media frenzy as viewers took to Twitter to declare how great she was for her unexpected speech.

“Olivia Colman is a hilarious, wonderful & talented TREASURE. Imagine if she wins an Oscar. Imagine what THAT speech will be like! #corblimey #goldenglobes,” wrote one fan, whilst another commented: “Olivia Colman calling Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz her bitches during the acceptance speech is already the highlight of 2019. #GoldenGlobes.”

Appreciating the fact that Colman was thankful for the food she had received on the trip ahead of the ceremony, a third user commented: “Olivia Colman talking about sandwiches in her #GoldenGlobes speech is deeply inspiring.”

What’s next for Olivia Colman?

With awards season underway and a Golden Globes victory under her belt, Colman has become one of the favourites to walk away with an Oscar when the ceremony takes place in February. The actress, also known for her role in Peep show, is also set to play another monarch, Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II, in the next instalment of the critically acclaimed Netflix offering, The Crown.

With awards season underway and a Golden Globes victory under her belt, Colman has become one of the favourites to walk away with an Oscar when the ceremony takes place in February. The actress, also known for her role in Peep show, is also set to play another monarch, Her Royal Highness, Queen Elizabeth II, in the next instalment of the critically acclaimed Netflix offering, The Crown.

Source: inews.co.uk – Olivia Colman’s perfect Golden Globes 2019 acceptance speech in full

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