Elisabeth Moss Thanks Margaret Atwood In Stirring Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

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She invoked Canadian author Margaret Atwood (on whose story Elisabeth's show is based) and quoted: "We were the people who were not in the papers". We lived in the blank white spaces at the edges of print.

The speech was praised in some circles as a feminist rallying cry, but many social media users discounted her words as hollow due to her continued affiliation with the Church of Scientology. "We are the story in print, and we are writing the story ourselves".

Showrunner Bruce Miller thanked "all the people in this in this room, and the country and the world who do everything they can to stop The Handmaid's Tale from becoming real - keep doing that".

'We no longer live in the blank white spaces at the edge of print.

Her speech was met with applause as it became clear that her words were dedicated to the silence breakers who a year ago spoke out about the sexual harassment, which takes place in the entertainment industry.

Time Warner Inc-owned HBO's "Big Little Lies", about the lives of a group of women living in an affluent California coastal town, swept the best limited series/TV movie category and its stars Nicole Kidman, Alexander Skarsgard and Laura Dern won for acting. The subject hung heavy over the Golden Globes, with host Seth Meyers mentioning it and many guests wearing black in protest of sexual harassment and assault in the entertainment industry.

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"So many congratulations", she later tweeted to the show's team after the wins.

Elisabeth Moss said it's no surprise Hulu's women-centric apocalyptic drama "The Handmaid's Tale" resonated with viewers and won the Golden Globe for best TV drama. Sterling K. Brown took the Best Actor in a Television Series - Drama trophy for his work this year as Randall Pearson, beating out the likes of Jason Bateman, Freddie Highmore, Bob Odenkirk and Liev Schreiber.

Toronto-born acting veteran Christopher Plummer went into the night with much buzz for his supporting-actor nomination for "All the Money in the World".

The Post and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri are tied for second, with six nominations each and could run Guillermo del Toro's fantasy romance close.

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