The 13 Largest Jaw-Droppers on the 2021 Golden Globes

Even when all the pieces was so-called “regular” and all the celebrities had been crammed into the Beverly Hilton ballroom as at all times, there nonetheless would have been the gaping empty house the place Chadwick Boseman ought to’ve been.

The star of Ma Rainey’s Black Backside, who died final August after battling colon most cancers for a number of years, was a posthumous winner for Finest Actor in a Movement Image, Drama, and we will count on a recurrence of this bittersweet celebration on the SAG Awards (he is nominated 4 occasions, twice individually and as a part of the ensembles for Ma Rainey’s Black Backside and Da 5 Bloods) and possibly on the Oscars, too.

Boseman’s widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, accepted the Globe on his behalf. (Curiously, one of many actors he beat, Gary Oldman, accepted Heath Ledger‘s SAG Award when the late actor gained for The Darkish Knight, Oldman one of many handful of individuals who scooped up posthumous honors on the fallen star’s behalf in 2009.) 

“He would thank God,” stated the emotional Ledward, wearing a golden robe match for a warrior queen. “He would thank his dad and mom. He would thank his ancestors for his or her steerage and their sacrifices. He would thank his unimaginable group…He would thank his group on set for this movie…He would say one thing stunning, one thing inspiring, one thing that might amplify that little voice within all of us that tells you you possibly can, that tells you to maintain going, that calls you again to what you are supposed to be doing at this second in historical past. He would thank [the film’s director] Mr. George C. Wolfe, [producer] Mr. Denzel Washington, plenty of folks at Netflix. He would thank Ms. Viola Davis…” She named a slew of different castmates. “And I haven’t got his phrases,” she concluded. “However now we have to take all of the moments to have fun these we love, so thanks, HFPA, for this chance to do precisely that. And honey, you retain ’em coming.”

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