The 2017 Hollywood Movie Awards had some shock girl-on-girl motion.
On the Beverly Hilton Sunday, Shailene Woodley introduced the Hollywood Actress award to her Divergent co-star Kate Winslet, who subsequent seems reverse Justin Timberlake within the Woody Allen film Marvel Wheel. Firstly of Winslet’s acceptance speech, she informed Woodley, “Thanks, Shai. Thanks a lot for these fantastic phrases. I am very proud to be subsequent to you on this stage. Thanks in your grace, your integrity and your stunning phrases.”
Quite than stand alone within the highlight, Winslet wished to shine a lightweight on others within the room, so she used her speech to herald their accomplishments. “What an ideal room that is to be in tonight, full of so many achievements and such highly effective creativity. I am deeply appreciative of this acknowledgement, at a time when the voices of artists play such an vital position in storytelling and pushing boundaries, and that feels mandatory at present—greater than ever earlier than, I feel,” she mentioned. Winslet went on to say that “one of the vital rewarding issues about this job” is “the chance to work alongside unimaginable actors,” and so she wished “to thank and applaud” her fellow actors being honored, “in your passionate dedication and your brilliance.”
“Allison Janney is on this room. Allison, I do know I do not actually know you, however I simply wish to be you,” she mentioned. “I do. Or simply stroke you or one thing. I imply, we may all the time kiss, possibly.”
As Janney cheered from her seat, Winslet mentioned, “Perhaps?”
Janney jumped up and rushed towards the stage.
“Oh, it is gonna occur. Fast, fast, fast!” Winslet mentioned. “That is an thrilling second, is not it?”
After sharing a passionate (albeit fast) kiss on the lips, Winslet was too flustered to complete her speech. “Thanks very a lot,” the actress informed the viewers. “Now I am a little bit bit breathless!”
Later within the present, Melissa McCarthy confirmed to provide Janney the Hollywood Supporting Actress Award for her position in I, Tonya. “Allison Janney is just not a great actor. She’s not a great mimic, and even somebody who is ready to merely mirror a personality, as a result of she is so, a lot greater than all of these issues mixed. Allison, to me—and I feel to all of us—is a power of nature. I feel she throws herself headfirst into the center and soul, and typically darkness, in her characters. Janney leads together with her intestine and together with her bizarre, sensible mind and her unflappable integrity, and all of us get to take a seat and watch and take pleasure in her superb glow. She’s going to hate all the things I am saying, by the best way,” she mentioned. “That is a technique I get to torture her, which is enjoyable for me, as a result of she one way or the other all the time stays on this stunning state of sort of by no means understanding that she is one of the best of us.”
Janney was equally effusive when she appeared onstage to gather her award. “I met Melissa again in 1999, I’d say, after I first moved to L.A. I fell in love together with her comedy, I fell in love with who she was as an individual, and I’ve simply beloved watching her develop into the star I all the time knew that she can be and was,” she informed her. “I really like you a lot for being right here for me tonight.”
“One other good pal of mine is Mr. Steven Rogers. Steven Rogers wrote I, Tonya, for these of you who haven’t seen the film. We have been buddies for longer than both of us would care to confess. He has written quite a lot of different films and quite a lot of different roles for me, however I’ve by no means been solid in any of these films. It was sort of our operating joke. He’d write a film and go, ‘I wrote this nice half for you.’ Reduce to ‘the half written for Allison Janney will probably be performed by Kevin Bacon.’ It was extraordinary. After which, lastly, that is the place we meet collectively, on this extraordinary film. You wrote this extraordinary half for me, which makes my legs tingle proper now. I am so grateful to you for an unbelievable position,” she informed him. “I really like you a lot for it.”