Golden Globes: Spielberg wins big; “Elvis” Austin Butler yells at Brad Pitt and Jennifer Coolidge beeps

Steven Spielberg took home the award for Best Motion Picture – Drama for “The Fabelmans” and also won the Best Director trophy at the 80th Golden Globes on Tuesday night.

Austin Butler praised Brad Pitt, Denzel Washington and Elvis Presley as he received his first Golden Globe Award for Best Actor in a Drama.

After winning for his starring role in Baz Luhrmann’s 2022 biopic Elvis, he stood on stage in awe and said, “I’m in this room full of my heroes. Brad, I love you.”

He also thanked director Quentin Tarantino, saying, “Quentin, I printed out the Pulp Fiction script when I was 12.”

Pitt, who hopped the red carpet, was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in Babylon.

He lost the award to “Everywhere at once” actor Ke Huy Quan, who became the first actor of Asian descent to win the category in 40 years.


Austin Butler, left, thanked his heroes as he accepted his first Golden Globe award.
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Comedian Jerrod Carmichael addressed Hollywood Foreign Press Association controversies during his opening monologue.

“I’m here because I’m black,” Carmichael said. “I won’t say they were a racist organization but they didn’t have a single black member until George Floyd died so do what you will with that information.”

“One minute you’re making mint tea at home, the next you’re being invited to be the black face of an embattled white organization. Life comes at you really fast,” he joked.

GOLDEN Globe Host Opens Up About Controversy: ‘I’m Here Because I’m Black’

He laughed, “I’m not fireable.”

Eddie Murphy undid another controversy from last year’s awards season when he accepted the Cecil B. DeMille Award.

“There is one ultimate plan that you can follow to achieve success, prosperity, longevity and peace of mind,” he told the “aspiring dreamers” in the audience. “Just do these three things — pay your taxes, mind your own business, and keep Will Smith’s wife’s name out of your damn mouth.”

Murphy was referring to the now infamous moment Smith slapped Chris Rock after the comedian made a joke about Jada Pinkett Smith’s shaved head.

Eddie Murphy cracked his best Will Smith joke at the Golden Globes.

Eddie Murphy cracked his best Will Smith joke at the Golden Globes.
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Jerrod Carmichael hosted the Golden Globes at the Beverly Hills Hilton on Tuesday.

Jerrod Carmichael hosted the Golden Globes at the Beverly Hills Hilton on Tuesday.
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Jennifer Coolidge joked she was at the Golden Globes to present an Oscar.

Jennifer Coolidge joked she was at the Golden Globes to present an Oscar.
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Angela Bassett shows off her Golden Globe Award for

Angela Bassett shows off her Golden Globe Award for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
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Angela Bassett won a Golden Globe for Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, marking the first major award for a Marvel film actor.

Jennifer Coolidge recalled getting a call about being asked to present at the Golden Globes and initially said yes, but then had a “complete anxiety attack” and withdrew her offer.

She then thought about “having to come out from behind the curtain without breaking my skull”.

One of the Globes producers said, “Jennifer, why don’t you just wear a pair of Crocs?”


As she took to the stage in a stunning black lace dress, she recalled, “Are you kidding me? With my Dolce & Gabbana dress? All those Italians would go insane,” Coolidge said.

The ‘White Lotus’ star joked, “And the Oscar goes to,” before announcing the winner.

Abbott Elementary’s Tyler James Williams won the Golden Globe for Supporting Actor – TV Series. He thanked the show’s cast and crew, which was created by Quinta Brunson. Eddie Murphy gave the first-time Golden Globe winner a standing ovation.

“I really, really appreciate that, and I pray that this is a win for Gregory Eddie (his character on Abbott) and for his story and for stories like his…that we understand that his story is just as important as any.” other of the other stories that need to be told out here,” Williams said.

Jeremy Allen White won Best Actor in a TV Series for his role in Bear and declared, “I love acting” as he thanked the cast and crew for their award.

“Rihanna, I love you and I dressed up as you for Halloween. I had to take a moment,” Niecy Nash told the Umbrella singer on stage before announcing Quinta Brunson as the winner for Best Actress in a Television Series.

Tyler James Williams won Best Supporting Actor for a TV Series

Tyler James Williams won Best Supporting Actor – TV Series for Abbott Elementary.
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Abbott Elementary creator Quinta Brunson rocked a Christian Siriano dress for the ceremony where she won Best Television Actress – Musical/Comedy Series.
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Rihanna and A$AP Rocky cuddle at the Golden Globe Awards.

Rihanna and A$AP Rocky cuddle at the Golden Globe Awards.
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Steven Spielberg accepts the Best Director award

Steven Spielberg accepts the Best Director award for The Fabelmans.
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The Abbott Elementary star thanked her husband, her “wonderful, wonderful, wonderful cast” and laughed as her group chats full of family and friends kept her phone buzzing.

“Abbott” later received the Golden Globe award for Best TV Series – Musical or Comedy. Brunson thanked Henry Winkler, Bob Odenkirk, and Seth Rogen for their inspiration.

“We did this show because we love comedy, and we love television,” Quinta said.

The star-studded event returned for the first time since 2021 following a controversy with the Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA).


Back then, the HFPA came under fire after a Los Angeles Times investigation revealed ethical misconduct and a startling lack of diversity — there wasn’t a single black journalist in the 87-strong group. Studios and PR firms threatened a boycott. Tom cruise even returned his three Golden Globes, while other A-listers took to social media to condemn the group.

Coolidge returned later that evening to win her first Globe for The White Lotus. Laying the award on stage, she said, “I don’t train, you know. I can’t hold it that long.”

Coolidge credited “Lotus” creator Mike White for giving her “hope” for her career during her speech, which was heavily bleeped. “Even if this is the end because you killed me… it doesn’t matter. You changed my life in a million different ways. My neighbors talk to me, things like that. I was never invited to a party on my hill and now everyone invites me.”

White later used his own moment on stage to thank Coolidge while accepting the Golden Globe for Best Anthology Limited Series or Best TV Movie. He joked that he wanted to give his speech in Italian but was too drunk.

“I know you all passed this show on,” he said while looking out at the audience and laughing. “Very enjoyable moment.”

Michelle Yeoh won the Golden Globe for Best Actress

Michelle Yeoh won the Golden Globe for Best Actress in All at Once.
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Sean Penn introduced Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at Tuesday's Golden Globes.

Sean Penn introduced Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at Tuesday’s Golden Globes.
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Guillermo del Toros

Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio won Best Animated Film.
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Steven Spielberg won Best Director for The Fabelmans and admitted he’d been hiding the story “since he was 17.”


“Everything I’ve done up to this point has made me ready to finally be honest about how it’s not easy being a kid, the fact that everyone sees me as a success story … but no one really knows until now.” , who we are We’re brave enough to tell everyone who we are and I’ve spent a lot of time trying to figure out when I could tell that story,” he said.

Carmichael returned from a commercial with a joke that shocked social media users.

“Okay guys, we’re back,” he said. “We are pressed for time. We’re live from the hotel where Whitney Houston was killed, the Beverly Hilton, so that’s very exciting.”

Sean Penn drew attention to Iranian protesters during a humanitarian speech before video introducing Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the Globes.

“There’s still fights and tears ahead but now I can definitely tell you who the best have been over the past year, it has been you. The free people of the free world. Those who united to support the free Ukrainian people in our common struggle for freedom,” said Zelenskyy. “There will be no third world war, it will not be a trilogy. Ukraine will stop Russian aggression on our country.”

House of the Dragon won Best Drama Series, and The Banshees of Inisherin won Best Picture – Musical or Comedy.


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