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This spin goes to Meryl Streep.
As the race to Oscar night continues, the best singer foe took another spin Sunday when The Iron Lady star took home tip honors at the Orange British Academy Film Awards for her description of Margaret Thatcher in the Franco-British biopic.
Streep, 62, who stumbled with one of her boots as she headed to the theatre – “That couldn’t be worse,” she said while usurpation her endowment – told the assembly she was “very proud” of her film, according to The Telegraph.
Her feat at London’s Royal Opera House comes just weeks after The Help‘s Viola Davis bested her at the Screen Actors Guild Awards. (But the initial spin went to Streep in early January, when she courteously blew a lick to Davis after she was awarded best thespian singer for The Iron Lady at the Golden Globe Awards.)
Once again, Octavia Spencer warranted honors for her ancillary purpose in The Help. Also receiving another award: Christopher Plummer won ancillary actor for his purpose in Beginners. And like Spencer, he was also famous for his spin on the shade at the SAG Awards and Golden Globe Awards.
Awards deteriorate darling, The Artist, however, was the star of the ceremony, scooping adult 7 BAFTAs, including lead actor for the dermatitis star of the silent film, Jean Dujardin, and the night’s tip prize, best picture.
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