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A lot of people won awards last night but nobody won the Baftas like Olivia Colman and Rachel Weisz.
The Favourite won big at last night’s show with a huge seven awards.
And the film’s stars (sans Emma Stone) took home top prizes for Best Actress and Best Supporting Actress, which inspired this instant classic acceptance speech from Colman.
And the award for loveliest acceptance speech goes to Olivia Colman!
Congratulations for winning the Best Leading A… https://t.co/cUmahIUJyY — BBC (@BBC)
Twitter user @lgbtdisney captured the moment homophobia was defeated on the red carpet, in between selfies with Andy Serkis and Queen’s Brian May and Roger Taylor.
But it almost didn't happen at all.
Although Weisz is a vocal LGBT ally, it took some work to get her to agree to the video.
When Colman heard about it, she was more than happy to do her own version.
cant believe gays have rights now 😌 https://t.co/IVvnD6zzFy — clown baby (@clown baby)
WOW WHAT A MOMENT, I WILL NEVER FORGET https://t.co/tYWSmajI6O — not julia (@not julia)
Love how Olivia Colman excitedly shouts “Gay rights!” like she’s just buzzed in on a gameshow https://t.co/hNvL0rXmuQ — Nooruddean (@Nooruddean)
one day rachel weisz was taking a walk when she saw a girl perched on a rock, crying. rachel comforted her and aske… https://t.co/FIpAXzu82n — lucy (@lucy)
IF CATE BLANCHETT AND RACHEL WEISZ TAKE A PIC TOGETHER AT THE BAFTAS ITS OVER FOR GAY TWITTER — panchhi 🦋 (@panchhi 🦋)
The Favourite cast will bring gay rights to the Oscars on 24 February.
HT: Twitter Moments
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