Brad Pitt just won the Oscar for the best supporting actor on Sunday. Directed by Quentin Tarantino, in the movie ‘Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood’, Pitt portrays the role of stuntman Cliff Booth.
It is Brad Pitt’s first-ever acting Oscar. Before this, the actor, 56, won the Oscar in 2013 as a producer of “12 Years a Slave.”
Brad Pitt’s Eye Raising Thank You Speech
Well, what can we say, once the movie was in the theatres, many critics and the public predicted the win. But what we could not predict was his speech.
Yes, you heard it. No one thought that Pitt’s speech would be the center of the attention, rather than his win.
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Just look at what Brad said for yourself.
“They told me I only had 45 seconds up here, which is 45 seconds more than the Senate gave John Bolton this week.”
The recent Oscar winner then added,
” I’m thinking maybe Quentin does a movie about it and in the end, the adults do the right thing.”
You can watch the full video right here.
Brad Pitt’s Thanks His Co-stars and Cast
Despite the controversial speech Brad gave in the beginning, he did not forgot to thank his cast of the film.
“Quentin, you are original, you are one of a kind… I love the ethos you gave Cliff Booth. Look for the best in people, expect the worst, but look for the best. “
Well, what can we say, Quentin Tarantino needs no introduction. He is known in Hollywood for his eccentric storyline and directorial skills to capture the utmost emotion of his characters. Some may like it, while some may not, but no one can ignore him or his output.
Special Shoutout to Leonardo DiCaprio
Along the line of thanking his cast, within a short amount of time, Pitt also mentioned his co-star, Leonardo DiCaprio.
“Leo, I’ll ride on your coattails any day, man. The view’s fantastic.”
In the movie, Brad played the supporting character while Leo played the lead role.
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Along the lines, this time, thankfully, Brad did not forget to mention his children. Moreover, Pitt dedicated the award to his six children.
Pitt remembered his loved ones and everyone he has met during the 56 years of his life.
“I’m not one to look back, but this has made me do so. I think of my folks taking me to the drive-in to see ‘Butch and Sundance, loading up my car and moving out here, Gina and Ridley giving me my first shot.”
Furthermore, Pitt closed the speech by mentioning his beautiful children.
“All the wonderful people I’ve met along the way, to stand here now, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. Ain’t that the truth. This is for my kids, who color everything I do. I adore you.”
Likewise, Regina King, who won the award for best supporting actress Oscar at last year’s ceremony, presented Brad with his trophy.
Brad Pitt on Twitter
With his Oscar win, the internet is going rampant with the tweets. Some even complimenting his speech.
Once upon a time in Hollywood. Ain’t that the truth. What a speech!
— Sahul Nair (@sahulsureshnair) February 10, 2020
Well deserved congratulations 🤩 pic.twitter.com/BIp8lgO0De
— Rozemberg (@Rozemberg12) February 10, 2020