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Black gowns, sex scandal jokes mark Golden Globe awards show

Black gowns, sex scandal jokes mark Golden Globe awards show

This is Sam's first Golden Globes win.

Dark drama "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" and mother-daughter comedy "Lady Bird" were the top winners at the Golden Globe awards on Sunday on a night marked by barbed comments about sexual harassment in Hollywood and passionate odes to those breaking their silence on the issue. But she made sure to mention that women in the industry have dealt with enough, and she praised the #TimesUp movement as "tectonic" and a necessary check to "our industry's power structure".

The American actress beat out Jessica Chastain for "Molly's Game", Sally Hawkins for "The Shape of Water", Meryl Streep for "The Post", and Michelle Williams for "All the Money in the World".

She also ribbed the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which hands out the Globes, saying she still didn't know who they are but credited them for electing a female president.

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Most of the movies nominated at this year's Golden Globes should have another opportunity for award show glory at the Oscars in March. "All you ladies in this category. tequila's on me". "We're here for the work".

Expressing her gratitude to writer/director Martin and McDonagh, as well as Fox Searchlight, "who allowed our film to find its audience", McDormand then addressed the black tuxedo-wearing elephant in the room. She also received a SAG Awards nod.

From the moment she walked on stage, the Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri star warned fans that this was going to be a speech to remember.

She is one of the few performers who have won an Academy Award, a Tony Award (for the Broadway play "Good People") and an Emmy Award - for the HBO miniseries "Olive Kitteridge".


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