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CELEBRITIES > AWARDS > Golden Globes 2013: Confessions, Glamour and Fey&Poehler Date posted: 14th January 2013

Golden Globes 2013:
Confessions, Glamour
and Fey&Poehler

Golden Globe 2013 winners, Adele’s speech and Jodie Foster’s coming out

The 70th edition of the annual Golden Globes sure was one to remember; it was all about confessions, the dresses, funny femmes and scores.

It’s awards season again and the Golden Globes kicked the New Year off in style. Familiar faces were paired with surprise appearances but all were supportive and respectful of each other’s career… with the exception of Adele who, when giving her award acceptance speech, informed the Hollywood world that she was sat her table pissing herself with laughter. I suppose it’s not everyday that the superstar-come-new-mother shares an audience with some of the cinema world’s most respected actors. I guess one would feel rather out of their comfort zone and nervous laughter might prevail. Either way, Adele was looking lovely and her speech seemed to be a crowd pleaser.

 Golden Globe 2013 winners, Adele’s speech and Jodie Foster’s coming out

Helen Hunt in Dolce&Gabbana Vintage Collection and Jason Bateman in Dolce&Gabbana

Speaking of lovely looking people, check out the stars who opted for Dolce&Gabbana for their red carpet look, with a special shout out to Helen Hunt who stepped out in a Vintage piece.

 Golden Globe 2013 winners, Adele’s speech and Jodie Foster’s coming out

Megan Fox and Olga Kurylenko in Dolce&Gabbana

 Golden Globe 2013 winners, Adele’s speech and Jodie Foster’s coming out

Helena Bonham Carter, Sacha Baron Cohen and Jon Hamm wearing Dolce&Gabbana at the Golden Globes

The real winner of the show was Jodie Foster, who collected the Cecil B DeMille lifetime achievement award for her 47year strong career and gave an acceptance speech to remember. Clearly nervous, she sped through the thanks that she wanted to honour those she has worked with, taking a moment to address her sexuality for the first time, head on. Though her sexuality has never been a secret, it has never been confirmed to the masses, something that Foster highlighted stating ironically that:

‘Now I'm told, apparently that every celebrity is expected to honor the details of their private life with a press conference, a fragrance and a prime-time reality show.’

Commenting on privacy, she said:

‘If you had been a public figure since the time you were a toddler, if you had to fight for a life that felt real and honest and normal against all odds, then maybe you too would value privacy above all else.’

Well said, Jodie Foster.

 

Other highlights were the winners, of course (which you can see in full after the jump), which saw Ben Affleck picking up two for his film, Argo. Les Miserables picked up 3 gongs, including Hugh Jackman picking one up for Best Actor in a Musical/Comedy. The hosts, Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, were spot on, bringing their real life friendship to the awards, letting their witty and natural banter entertain those that looked on. If you’ve got 8-minutes to spare, check out their monologue below:

 

You have to admit that these ladies really showed to those who have done this gig before just how it is done and that how comedy can still be dealt with class.

So, the winners, do you agree with the results?

Films:

Picture, Drama: Argo

Picture, Musical or Comedy: Les Miserables

Actor, Drama: Daniel Day-Lewis, Lincoln

Actress, Drama: Jessica Chastain Zero Dark Thirty

Director: Ben Affleck. Argo

Actor, Musical or Comedy: Hugh Jackman, Les Miserables

Actress, Musical or Comedy: Jennifer Lawrence, Silver Linings PLaybook

Supporting Actor: Christoph Waltz, Django Unchained

Supporting Actress Anne Hathaway: Les Miserables

Foreign Language: Amour

Animated Film: Brave

Screenplay: Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained

Original Score: Mychael Danna, Life of Pi

Original Song: Skyfall (music and lyrics by Adele and Paul Epworth)

Television:

Series, Drama: Homeland

Series, Musical or Comedy: Girls

Actress, Drama: Claire Danes, Homeland

Actor, Drama: Damian Lewis Homeland

Actress, Musical or Comedy: Lena Dunham, Girls

Actor, Musical or Comedy: Don Cheadle, House of LIes

Miniseries or Movie: Game Change

Actress, Miniseries or Movie: Julianne Moore, Game Change

Actor, Miniseries or Movie: Kevin Costner, Hatfields and McCoys

Supporting Actress, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Maggie Smith, Downtown Abbey

Supporting Actor, Series, Miniseries or Movie: Ed Harris, Game Change

 

What do you think of the results? 

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Argo was absolutely incredible! So happy for the Best Director of 2012 Ben Affleck!

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