Saoirse Ronan FaceTimes mom at Golden Globes

09 January, 2018, 01:06 | Author: Harriet Bell
  • Saoirse Ronan accepts the International Star Award onstage at the 27th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala in Palm Springs California

She was one of many stars who protested gender inequality and sexual harassment by wearing a black dress.

She may have been snubbed for a Best Director nomination, but Greta Gerwig's Lady Bird cleaned up at the Golden Globes regardless!

Lead Saoirse Ronan accepted her Best Actress award while her mom watched on FaceTime and Gerwig fought back tears at their table.

Everyone can go home, because Saoirse Ronan, 23, just stole the show at the Golden Globes. Her breakthrough came with the part of a precocious teenager in Atonement (2007), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress. She looked INCREDIBLE! Saoirse always makes a fashion statement on the red carpet, and this year was no different.

There was disappointment for Irish Outlander star Caitriona Balfe, who lost out in the Best Actress in a TV Series - Drama category to The Handmaid's Tale's Elisabeth Moss.

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"So happy birthday, mum - even though I think she wanted Lady Bird to win!"

Ronan received critical acclaim for playing a homesick Irish girl in 1950s NY in the drama Brooklyn (2015), for which she was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Tonight, Ronan bested in the category Margot Robbie (I, Tonya), Judi Dench (Victoria & Abdul), Emma Stone (Battle of the Sexes) and Helen Mirren (The Leisure Seeker).

The Golden Globes are on RTÉ2 on Monday night from 9pm.

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