Jennifer Coolidge Speech, More Best Moments

Again in enterprise! The 2023 Golden Globes kicked off awards season in type — and there have been loads of memorable moments to speak about as soon as the credit rolled.

The occasion, which was held in Los Angeles on Tuesday, January 10, revived the awards present after allegations of misconduct and variety points in opposition to the Hollywood International Press Affiliation prompted the published to be pulled from NBC in 2022.

Angela Bassett set the tone for the ceremony by pulling at followers’ heartstrings throughout her Finest Efficiency by an Actress in a Supporting Function in a Movement Image acceptance speech.

Whereas thanking the Marvel group and her fellow Black Panther: Wakanda Without end costars, Bassett, 64, made positive to honor the late Chadwick Boseman, who performed the titular superhero within the 2018 movie. (Boseman died in August 2020 after a non-public battle with most cancers.)


Jennifer Coolidge, Angela Bassett, and Quinta Brunson
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“We launched into this journey along with love. We mourned. We cherished. We healed,” the 9-1-1 actress mentioned of her fellow actors on Tuesday. “And we had been surrounded each day by the sunshine and the spirit of Chadwick Boseman.”

Bassett — whose husband, Courtney B. Vance, filmed the entire speech from the viewers — added: “And now we have pleasure in understanding that with this historic Black Panther sequence, it is part of his legacy that he helped to guide us to. We confirmed the world what Black unity, management and love seemed like. We simply made historical past with this nomination and with this award.”

On the TV facet, the forged of Abbott Elementary stored the nice occasions rolling with three complete wins. Tyler James Williams kicked issues off when he accepted the trophy for Finest Supporting Actor — Tv.

Quinta Brunson, who created the sequence, then took dwelling the win for Finest Efficiency by an Actress in a Tv Collection — Musical or Comedy. The group rounded out the night time with the Finest Tv Collection — Musical or Comedy honor.

“I have to thank — Oh, my God, my household is texting me proper now,” Brunson, 33, mentioned after regaining her composure on stage. “My husband, my fantastic, fantastic forged — I really like you guys a lot. And I wouldn’t be right here if it weren’t for having you.”

The Pennsylvania native continued: “I can’t consider I acquired to see certainly one of my forged members win tonight. I’m simply so completely happy to be right here with you all.”

This yr’s present proved that the HFPA was not solely making an attempt to make amends its alleged wrongdoings, however the occasion additionally introduced again the enjoyable for viewers and attendees.

Living proof, when Jennifer Coolidge took dwelling the award for Finest Efficiency by an Actress in a Supporting Function in a Collection — Restricted Collection or Movement Image Made for Tv.

“I can put this down, proper?” the White Lotus star, 61, joked as she set her Golden Globe trophy on the stage. “I don’t work out, I can’t maintain it that lengthy!”

The Legally Blonde actress proceeded to troll a few of her extra comedic roles, saying, “American Pie … I milked that to the bone.” Coolidge concluded her speech by paying tribute to White Lotus creator Mike White for giving her “hope” when she was forged as Tanya McQuoid.

“Even when that is the tip, you’ve got modified my life in one million alternative ways,” the A Cinderella Story star mentioned, noting that her neighbors have develop into much more pleasant because of her HBO position. “I used to be by no means invited to at least one social gathering on my hill and now everyone’s inviting me.”

Take a look at Us Weekly’s video above to relive the perfect moments from the 2023 Golden Globes — together with Eddie Murphy’s playful dig at Will Smith.