Allison Janney wins best supporting actress for 'I, Tonya'

06 March 2018, 01:54 | Santos Harmon

Kevin Mazur WireImage Allison Janney at the 2018 Academy Awards

Kevin Mazur  WireImage
Allison Janney at the 2018 Academy Awards

At Sunday's 90th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, the I, Tonya star won the award for best actress in a supporting role.

"I did not see this coming!" And. you won't see that story here, either, because this video by comedian Anna Roisman and Cannibal Milkshake is a parody. After taking in the moment, she added, "Nothing further from the truth".

If anything, this is a amusing take on Kerrigan's perceived "princess" persona from the Harding-Kerrigan saga three decades ago. I love you. And this is for Hal.

"I am going right back to work and I am so happy to have a job to go to, because this could go to your head", Janney said. Janney won almost every major award she'd been nominated for leading up to the Oscars, including a BAFTA, a Screen Actors Guild award, a Golden Globe and a Critics' Choice prize.

Before leaving the stage, Janney remembered her brother, Henry "Hal" Janney, who died in 2011 after battling addiction and depression.

Then she quickly put them back on to show everyone that "usually the dress looks like this". "My feet are bleeding", she deadpanned.

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"I have to be at a table read for Mom at 10 a.m. tomorrow morning. I'm happy to have the people at Mom to keep me going and keep me focused". She didn't want to go until she was nominated.

"This one is in my bed with me", Janney explained, when asked if she had a spot already picked out for her shiny new hardware. Her films include "The Help", "The Hours", and "Juno".

But all that changed when friend and screenwriter Steven Rogers wrote the part around Janney.

"I think I'm going to give him a Rolex".

Names such as Mary J Blige (Mudbound), Lesley Manville (Phantom Thread), Laurie Metcalfe (Lady Bird) and Octavia Spencer (The Shape of Water) were also vying for the title.



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