Last year, she used her speech at the Screen Actors Guild Awards to thank. Actress Patricia Arquette in the press room during the 77th annual Golden Globe Awards on January 5, 2020, at The Beverly Hilton hotel in Beverly Hills, California. You can watch Arquette's full speech below via YouTube: Matthew Rozsa is a staff writer for Salon. "Young people risking their lives, traveling across the world. And the continent of Australia on fire. He holds an MA in History from Rutgers University-Newark and is ABD in his PhD program in History at Lehigh University. Thank you for my fellow nominees, the Hollywood Foreign Press, and to UCP and to Hulu," she began. Your source for entertainment news, celebrities, celeb news, and ​celebrity gossip. Arquette was not alone among Golden Globe winners in discussing political issues. And things were no different when she took the stage, at the 2020 Golden Globes on Sunday, Jan. 5—rocking pink-framed sunglasses, no less!—to accept the trophy for Best Performance by an Actress in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television at the Beverly Hilton Hotel for her work in Hulu's The Act. Associated Press articles: Copyright © 2016 The Associated Press. And the continent of Australia on fire. Thank you.”, , a professor of political science at Notre Dame University who specializes in American foreign policy and American national security policy, said that “any response, particularly against non-military sites or sites where there's a high likelihood of collateral damage (particularly among civilians), could be self-defeating in the sense that a lot of the rest of the world would regard it as overkill.". ", The actress closed her remarks by urging people to vote, saying that “for our kids and their kids we have to vote in 2020, and we have to get — beg and plead for everyone we know to vote in 2020. © 2020 E! Thank you.". Reproduction of material from any Salon pages without written permission is strictly prohibited. People not knowing if bombs are going to drop on their kids heads and the continent of Australia on fire. Thank you.”. And we have to get, beg, and plead for everyone we know to vote in 2020, thank you,” Arquette concluded. You can always count on Patricia Arquette to deliver an acceptance speech that transcends the moment and speaks to larger things than Hollywood and awards. "We have to vote in 2020. See the Winners of the 2020 Golden Globes. "To Joey King, my phenomenal co-star, I love you so much. Arquette … Joaquin Phoenix and Russell Crowe both drew attention to the problem of global warming, while Michelle Williams opened up about her views on abortion rights. Check out the hottest fashion, photos, movies and TV shows! ", From there, she pleaded with her colleagues in the room and those watching at home. Washington (CNN) Patricia Arquette used her moment in the spotlight at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday to describe the US as a country "on the brink of war" amid heightening tension … Actress Patricia Arquette drew attention to America’s seemingly impending war with Iran on Sunday night when she accepted an award for best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a TV movie or limited series for "The Act.”, "I'm so grateful to be here and celebrate this. A president tweeting out a threat of 52 bombs, including cultural sites. Patricia Arquette Gets Real About the State of the World in Sobering 2020 Golden Globes Acceptance Speech By by Billy Nilles | Sun., 5 Jan. 2020 6:55 PM People not knowing if bombs are going to drop on their kids' heads. . The star has been advocating for her fans to vote in the 2020 primaries for months, having previously devoted part of her acceptance speech at the 2020 Golden Globes to the cause. All rights reserved. Thank you.". Arquette, who won for best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a TV movie or limited series for "The Act," has long been an outspoken critic of Trump and his administration. Patricia Arquette accepts the award for BEST PERFORMANCE BY AN ACTRESS IN A SUPPORTING ROLE IN A SERIES, LIMITED SERIES OR MOTION PICTURE MADE FOR TELEVISION for "The Act" onstage during the 77th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on January 5, 2020 in Beverly Hills, California. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Young people risking their lives traveling across the world. But also, I know tonight, Jan. 5, 2020 — we're not going to look back on this night . "The United States of America, a President tweeting out a threat of 52 bombs including cultural sites. In her acceptance speech, Patricia mentioned Donald Trump and the US being on the brink of war. ------------------------------------------. To my kids, to my agent and manager. You're a gift. Entertainment Television, LLC A Division of NBCUniversal. In the history books, we will see a country on the brink of war," Arquette said on stage. Patricia Arquette Gets Political in Passionate 2020 Golden Globes Speech Despite Host Ricky Gervais' Plea By Antoinette Bueno‍ 7:12 PM PST, January 5, 2020 “If ISIS started a streaming service, you’d call your agent,” Gervais quipped. His work has appeared in Mic, Quartz and MSNBC. . "Thank you so much, a wonderful surprise. Arquette was not alone among Golden Globe winners in discussing political issues. Young people risking their lives traveling across the world. And we have to get, beg, and plead for everyone we know to vote in 2020. We have to vote in 2020. Host Ricky Gervais joked about celebrities discussing politics in their acceptance speeches, accusing them of being hypocrites for doing so since many work for companies which do business in China. "I'm so grateful to be here and celebrate this but also I know tonight, January 5, 2020, we're not going to look back on this night ... in the history books we will see a country on the brink of war," Arquette said. Speaking to Salon on Sunday, Michael Desch, a professor of political science at Notre Dame University who specializes in American foreign policy and American national security policy, said that “any response — particularly against non-military sites or sites where there's a high likelihood of collateral damage (particularly among civilians) — could be self-defeating in the sense that a lot of the rest of the world would regard it as overkill.". ", She added Sunday: "So while I love my kids so much, I beg of us all to give them a better world. Copyright © 2019 Salon.com, LLC. People not knowing if bombs are going to drop on their kids' heads. "The United States of America. For our kids and their kids we have to vote in 2020 and we have to get -- beg and plead for everyone we know to vote in 2020. To take home the trophy, Arquette beat out the likes of Helena Bonham Carter in The Crown, Toni Collette in Unbelievable, Meryl Steep in Big Little Lies, and Emily Watson in Chernobyl. SALON ® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a trademark of Salon.com, LLC. Actress Patricia Arquette drew attention to America’s seemingly impending war with Iran on Sunday night when she accepted an award for, best performance by an actress in a supporting role in a TV movie or limited series for "The Act.”, The actress closed her remarks by urging people to vote, saying that “for our kids and their kids we have to vote in 2020, and we have to get, beg and plead for everyone we know to vote in 2020. And I'm so grateful to be here and celebrate this, but also I know tonight, January 5th, 2020, we're not going to look back on this night in the history books. And we could describe her sobering and sincere speech-turned-call to action, but we'd rather just let it speak for itself because it's just that powerful. "So while I love my kids so much, I beg of us all to give them a better world for our kids and their kids," she concluded.

", "We will see a country on the brink of war, the United States of America, a president tweeting out a threat of 52 bombs including cultural sites," she continued. There are widespread concerns that Trump will follow through on his threat to attack Iranian culture sites, which would be considered a war crime under the 1954 Hague Convention for the protection of cultural sites. She also spoke about the devastating fires in Australia.

Updated 0324 GMT (1124 HKT) January 6, 2020, Washington (CNN)Patricia Arquette used her moment in the spotlight at the Golden Globe Awards Sunday to describe the US as a country "on the brink of war" amid heightening tension with Iran while urging the audience to "beg and plead for everyone we know to vote in 2020.". All rights reserved. Incredible talent.