The 92nd Academy Awards held on Sunday presented Brad Pitt with the award for Best Actor in the Supporting Role for his movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. As Brad took to the centre stage, he made sure to thank everyone who has made the film a special one.
In the acceptance speech, he took a political stance and quickly went on to thank the director of the movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Quentin Tarantino as well as his co-actor Leonardo DiCaprio, the cast and crew of the film. He also thanked his kids and dedicated the award to them. Check out his acceptance speech here.
During his acceptance speech, Brad Pitt stated that he would ride Leo DiCaprio’s ‘coattails any day’. He also thanked the stuntmen for their work. Towards the very end of the speech, he thanked his kids and stated that he adores them. He had the netizens swooning as he dedicated the award to his children.
Apart from Brad Pitt, some of the biggest names in the Hollywood industry were nominated for the award. The Oscars 2020 awards nomination for Best Actor in a Supporting Role included Tom Hanks for A Beautiful Day in the Neighbourhood, Al Pacino for The Irishman, Anthony Hopkins for The Two Popes and Joe Pesci for The Irishman. As Pitt’s name was announced, most of the fellow nominees cheered for him as he went up the stage to receive the honours.
In a backstage video posted by the official Twitter account of the Oscars 2020, Brad Pitt is seen thanking the cast and crew of the film as well. Towards the end of his acceptance speech, he stated that he mostly got everyone and even joked about catching his breath after such a long acceptance speech. This is Brad Pitt’s first Oscars win as an actor. In 2014, he won an Oscars as a producer and was awarded the Best Picture Honour for the film 12 Years of Slave.
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