Allison Janney won an Oscar for her performance in 'I, Tonya', and she accepted her award keeping her late brother close to her heart.
Janney, who stars in 'I, Tonya' as the ice skater's mother and manager from hell. Her win was met by cheers from fans and colleagues alike.
"I did it all by myself" she bluntly states, as the audience laughs at her matter-of-fact statement. "Nothing further than the truth.
That didn't stop her from appreciating the people that were behind her while she strived for greatness. Janney thanked co-stars, fellow nominees, and others who were a part of her career, and thanked them for encouraging her to reach for greatness.
Janney finally ended the speech by telling her late brother that the Award was for him. "...and this is for Hal. You are always in my heart." the actress concluded.
Even though the speech may not have won her a jet ski, it still won people's hearts. Janney already has seven Emmys and a Golden Globes gracing her shelves, and this win came as a long-awaited reward after years of hard work and persistence.
The actress currently stars in the television series 'Mom' along with Anna Farris.
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