Day, 36, received the finest actress in a movement image – drama award on the 2021 Golden Globes for her titular position in “America vs. Billie Vacation.” In receiving the good honor, Day opened as much as reporters and revealed that she celebrated together with her mother and father and castmates in gentle of her win.
“The individuals who have been within the room with me was to begin with my household, my mom and father within the room with me, which makes me simply so blissful as a result of they put up with me for thus lengthy,” mentioned the actress, per Folks journal. “I imply rattling, you already know.”
“After which two of my castmates have been right here, Tyler Williams and Tone Bell, so that they have been right here, and once I inform you them being right here is consultant of how we have been on set,” she continued. “These folks supported me, all of them, high down on the set, off the set, and so they’re nonetheless right here with me now.”
Day then recited the intensive record of people that celebrated together with her, her mother and father and castmates.
“My superb group, my supervisor, Jeffrey, my artistic director Miriam, Josh [were there],” she famous. “And my cousin’s household, my group, my publicist, publicity group, Felicia, Vanessa, Alexis, you already know. So, you already know, I really feel like I am lacking folks however, you already know, and my stepmom is right here.”
“God was within the room, bro,” the actress added. “God was within the room and God was current and that is a blessing.”
In defeating contemporaries like Carey Mulligan and Vanessa Kirby to ousting veterans Frances McDormand and Viola Davis, Day expressed respect and honor for her opponents in her acceptance speech as she nabbed her first Golden Globe Award.
“To all of the unbelievable nominees, I am within the presence of giants… You encourage me a lot. To the superb, transformative, dynamic Billie Vacation. She reworked me with this position, together with her presence, together with her spirit. Due to all people who was part of this unbelievable undertaking,” the actress mentioned.
Day is the second Black actress to earn the consideration, following Whoopi Goldberg’s 1986 win for her position in “The Colour Purple.”