Actress Renée Zellweger honored American military service members in her acceptance speech for Best Actress at the 92nd Academy Awards — a fierce contrast to the partisan speeches by Joaquin Phoenix and Brad Pitt at the Oscars award’s ceremony.
While accepting Best Actress for her role as iconic performer Judy Garland in Judy, Renee Zellweger thanked American icons like Neil Armstrong, Harriet Tubman, and Fred Rogers, as well as thanking the American military for their “courageous” duty.
“Thank you to the Academy. Thank you for inviting me here alongside one of the most special collaborations and meaningful experiences of my life,” Zellweger said.
“My immigrant folks, who came here with nothing but each other and a belief in the American dream, how about this? Thank you to you,” Zellweger continued.
“And I have to say that this past year of conversations of celebrating Judy Garland across generations and across cultures has