How Kevin Costner Celebrated Golden Globe Win Amid Absence

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His massive second! Whereas Kevin Costner couldn’t make it to the 2023 Golden Globes in particular person, his spouse, Christine Baumgartner, and their youngsters made it an evening to recollect.

“Chris had a costume, I had a tuxedo [but] it was in one other lodge in L.A. I by no means prefer to be too cool for varsity, I wished to be there,” the Yellowstone star, 67, recalled in a Monday, February 13, Instagram video of Costner unboxing his award. “Christine realized that my coronary heart was a bit of bit low.”

Costner and Baumgartner, 48, couldn’t attend the eightieth annual awards ceremony as a result of ongoing floods in Southern California. The Bodyguard actor defined on the time that they “couldn’t even get again” to their home earlier within the morning after pulling their youngsters out of college as a result of freeways being closed.

The twosome, who’ve been married since 2004, ended up celebrating at residence with their youngsters: Cayden, 15, Logan, 13, and Grace, 12. Costner additionally shares Annie, 38, Lily, 36, and son Joe, 34, together with his first spouse Cindy Silva and son Liam, 27, with ex-girlfriend Bridget Rooney.

“My spouse — with 30 bucks — went right down to the shop, I’ll always remember this, and she or he purchased about 30 balloons as a result of it was simply going to be us and our household within the den watching the Golden Globes,” he recounted. “One thing we imagined ourselves being there, one thing I dreamed about to be nominated as an actor, it was actually vital to me and we couldn’t be there.”

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Forward of the present, Costner shared a heartfelt video apologizing that he was unable to attend as a result of hazardous climate circumstances and that he and his household had been caught at residence.

“However my spouse discovered a strategy to take one thing actually easy and my youngsters sat on the sofa and watched the doggone factor,” the Discipline of Desires star mirrored. “My youngsters heard our names be known as and we weren’t at one of many best events on the planet [like] we wished to be however we discovered ourselves collectively as a household.”

On the present, Costner went on to win the Golden Globe for Greatest Actor in Drama Sequence for his position in Yellowstone. Regina Corridor, who introduced the award, joked about his absence and inspired the viewers to wish for him whereas he was “caught in Santa Barbara.” The Hidden Figures actor shared that his household “stood up and cheered” for him as his identify was introduced because the winner.

“Once you first come to Hollywood you simply wished to get your first job and also you see these [awards] and also you surprise in the event you’re ever going to get in a room like that,” Costner mirrored whereas holding his award. “It feels actually good to have this. There’s no substitution for not being there however my spouse made an evening out of it for us and all these balloons and now I’m holding [the award].”