Angela Bassett has made history with her Golden Globe win for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture for her role as Queen Ramonda in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever.
The incredible 64-year-old actress is the first and only actor in the Marvel Cinematic Universe to win a Golden Globe – a major acting award for her work in a Marvel film.
During her acceptance speech, Angela Bassett paid tribute to the late Chadwick Boseman saying:
We embarked on this journey together with love. We mourned, we loved, we healed, and we were surrounded each and every day by the light and spirit of Chadwick Boseman.
And we have joy in knowing that…with this historic Black Panther series – it is a part of his legacy that he helped to lead us to.
We showed the world what Black unity, leadership and love looks like beyond, behind, and in front of the camera.
Watch her full acceptance speech below.
29 years ago, Angela Bassett won her very first Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture – Comedy or Musical for her portrayal of Tina Turner in What’s Love Got To Do With It!
Congratulations, Queen Angela.
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