BLACK EXCELLENCE: Jordan Peele Makes History With ‘Get Out’ Oscar Win
Jordan Peele made history by becoming the first African-American to scoop an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Get the scoop.
During his acceptance speech, Jordan revealed how doubt almost stopped the film from happening:
I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I thought it was impossible.
But I kept coming back to it because I knew if someone let me make this movie, people would hear it and people would see it.
Watch Jordan Peele’s full acceptance speech below.
Jordan took to Twitter after his win and wrote:
I just won an Oscar. WTF?!?
— Jordan Peele (@JordanPeele) March 5, 2018
Moral of the story: Push through your doubts and fears because great things are on the other side.