Golden Globes 2020: 15 Moments That Had People Talking (VIDEOS)
The 2020 Golden Globes were filled with buzzworthy moments, with surprising wins, hilarious exchanges, and everything in between.
Ricky Gervais took to the Globes stage for the fifth time to kick the evening off as host and he pushed the boundaries — as he usually does — at the expense of the audience and viewers. Apart from his rousing monologue, it was an evening filled with entertainment and we’re taking a look back at some of the most memorable moments from the evening.
Catch the roundup below.
A Green Sisters Reunion
The Morning Show stars and Friends‘ former onscreen sisters Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston ushered in the evening as presenters.
Ramy Youssef was just as surprised as everyone else by his win for Lead Actor in a Comedy or Musical Series.
— A24 (@A24) January 6, 2020
Elton Takes His Rose-Colored Glasses Off
While presenting the film Rocketman, the music legend had a human moment and had to take his iconic accessory off to read the teleprompter.
mood: when elton john took off his glasses to read the teleprompter pic.twitter.com/pU867gEfLI
— (@goldengIoss) January 6, 2020
In a hilarious speech, Stellan Skarsgard credited fake eyebrows for his Chernobyl win.
Phoebe Thanks Andrew
Fleabag‘s Phoebe Waller-Bridge won for her performance in the Amazon Prime Video comedy, and in her speech thanked costar Andrew Scott, saying he could have “chemistry with a pebble.”
Ellen Is Honored
Ellen DeGeneres hilariously accepted the Carol Burnett Award, which recognized the comedienne’s contribution to the industry in an emotional segment.
Brian & Kieran’s Kiss
Upon winning his Globe, Succession‘s Brian Cox gave costar and onscreen son Kieran Culkin a smooch on the lips on his trip to the stage.
Ansel Gets Musical
During his role as a presenter for Best Song, Ansel Elgort — who is starring in the upcoming West Side Story remake — took a musical turn for his lines, making co-presenter Dakota Fanning break out in laughter.
Ewan’s Obi-Wan Hair
Actor Ewan McGregor showed off a longer hairdo while presenting, and we can’t help but think it may be prep for his upcoming return to the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi for Disney+’s previously announced series.
Elton John Stumbles
After being announced as a winner, Elton John tripped on his way to the stage but recovered quickly to deliver an acceptance speech.
Patricia Gets Political
In her acceptance speech, Patricia Arquette took a moment to remind viewers to vote in 2020, using her time to acknowledge other things besides her role in The Act.
— 🌈 Misunderstood (@erikay84) January 6, 2020
Olivia Colman’s Boozy Acceptance
The Oscar-winning actress earned a prize for her role as Queen Elizabeth in The Crown but she wasn’t expecting to win! Colman’s speech took a funny turn when she revealed she was a little boozy.
olivia colman i love you pic.twitter.com/txWR1oQDce
— x (@justanothertown) January 6, 2020
Tom Hanks Breaks Down
While accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award, Tom Hanks got emotional, shedding tears as he recognized his family during his speech.
— Andrew Robert (@andrewrobert_3) January 6, 2020
Michelle Williams Speaks Out on a Woman’s Right to Choose
The actress, who won for her role in Fosse/Verdon, took time to address women’s rights during her speech, rousing others to take action to protect their freedoms.
Michelle Williams delivering a passionate defense of a woman’s right to choose: “Women, 18 to 118, when it is time to vote please do so in your own self-interest. It’s what men have been doing for years.” pic.twitter.com/ipcterXa1H
— David Mack (@davidmackau) January 6, 2020
Joaquin Phoenix won for his role in the film Joker and his speech was half censored as he called upon his fellow industry members to do more to help the environment.