The Most Memorable Quotes of the 2019 Golden Globes
"I told her to keep her back straight; elegance is presence. Smile and nod politely, even if you can’t understand what anyone’s saying. If you feel like you’re going to pass out, don’t … I’m just, like, really proud. I can’t help but be a dad. "
“I ate everything in sight after I won last year. I was so nervous, and so I didn’t eat anything all day. And I got home and was standing over the sink like a frat boy.”
— Rachel Brosnahan, on what she did after winning a Golden Globe in 2018
"Well, I can’t read. So I do a lot of make-them-ups, everywhere I go. No, actually Jon Chu, the director, really allowed me and Awkwafina, in particular, to really improvise that whole scene. There are some great lines from the script and from the book. 'Don’t you know there are kids starving in America?' — that’s from the book."
— Ken Jeong on filming Crazy Rich Asians
"I can’t believe she even knows who I am. That’s amazing. Thank you. Hi, Taylor. I’m happy to come over and hang out anytime."
— Elisabeth Moss after Taylor Swift congratulated her for her nomination via video
"The scene where [Michael B. Jordan's] now king, for the 10 minutes he was the king, and I’m listening to him talking about what he’s going to do with the kingdom, and the camera was on me, and I was actually not feeling very well that day, and he went wild to give me energy, and he was just a nut job going in, talking madness. It was affecting me I was like 'Oh lord, this is what’s going on in our kingdom now.' "
— Danai Gurira on the energy behind the scenes of Black Panther
“I get a really good job every 50 years or so. I didn’t get to come down a chimney, but the new movie is very, very good. Very different from the original Mary Poppins, but times change in 50 years and so do I.”
— Dick Van Dyke on his role in Mary Poppins Returns
“I had the Emmy in my hand and they still wouldn’t let me in [to an afterparty]. I brought my passport. I’ve got everything I could possibly bring.”
— Claire Foy on preparing for the post-Golden Globe festivities
“We’ve never won. So we drink. Because at the Golden Globes that’s what you do, you drink … I get to sit there and relax.”
— Debra Messing on Will & Grace's losing streak at the Golden Globes
"I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here to look out to this audience and witness this moment of change. And I’m not fooling myself, next year could be different — it probably will be — but right now this moment is real."
— Sandra Oh reflecting on this year's more inclusive film and television projects during the opening monologue
“It just proves — and I’m just coming up with this now — there can be 100 people in a room and 99 of them don’t believe in you, and one does, and that one is Bradley Cooper."
— Andy Samberg digging Lady Gaga's frequently repeated line about casting A Star Is Born during the opening monologue
“In the next two years, and it’s going to be hard, I’m making a vow that every thing I produce … [will be] 50 percent women. And I challenge everyone out there who is in a position of power, in all industries, I challenge you to challenge yourself and stand with us in solidarity and do the same.”
-Regina King while accepting her Golden Globe for best supporting actress in a motion picture
“You demanded everything of me except sex, which is exactly how it should be in our industry."
— Patricia Clarkson thanking Sharp Objects director Jean-Marc Vallée
[In Korean:] "Mom, Dad, I love you."
— Sandra Oh, bowing to her parents as she thanked them while accepting her Golden Globe for Killing Eve
"Thank you, my bitches."
— Olivia Colman thanking her The Favourite costars, Emma Stone and Rachel Weisz