Jamie Lee Curtis called winning the Oscar “the thrill of my life”.
Curtis won Best Supporting Actress for her performance as IRS auditor Deirdre in Danielle Kwan and Daniel Scheinert’s genre-defying style. everything together everywhere, beat out co-stars Stephanie Hsu and Angela Bassett (Black Panther: Wakanda Forever), Kerry Condon (Banshee of Inishrin) and Hong Chau (whale,
when asked about being One of the few women nominated for an Oscar this year In the press room after his win, Curtis said it was “surreal”.
“Obviously I would like to see a lot more women enrolled so that there is gender parity in all fields, all branches, and we are getting there but we are nowhere near there,” she explained. “And of course inclusivity, which then involves the big question: How do you include everyone when there are binary options? [That’s] It’s so hard, and as the mother of a trans daughter, I totally understand it.
“And yet, to de-gender the category, I worry that opportunities for more women will be diminished, which is something I’m also working hard to promote. So it’s a complicated question.” ,” He continued. “But, I think the most important thing is inclusivity and more women. Basically, just f***ing all women, anywhere, anytime.”
In her acceptance speech, Curtis thanked the “hundreds” of people she says she is indebted to for her decades-long career.
“I know it looks like I’m standing here by myself, but I’m not. I’m hundreds of people,” she said, calling out to the cast and crew everything together everywhere By name , including director Daniels and co-star, “Bae” Michelle Yeoh.
“To my family,” she said, “my handsome husband Christopher Guest, our daughters Annie and Ruby. My sister Kelly, we just won an Oscar! To all the people who have supported the genre of films I make.” Have done. Over the years, thousands and millions of people: We just won an Oscar. Together!”
Curtis also honored his famous parents, actors Tony Curtis and Janet Leigh.
“And to my mom and my dad, who were both nominated for Oscars in various categories,” she said. “I just won an Oscar!”
– Additional reporting by Rachel Chevelt