Video: Meryl Streep Has Her Cinderella Moment at BAFTAs 2012


Video: Meryl Streep Has Her Cinderella Moment at BAFTAs 2012


Losing her stiletto shoe on her way to the stage to pick up the Best Actress trophy, the 'Iron Lady' star has Colin Firth, her co-star in 'Mamma Mia!', come to her rescue.

Meryl Streep has her fair share of a Cinderella moment at the 65th Annual British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards. On Sunday, February 12, the 62-year-old actress lost one of her black Jimmy Choo heels as she made her way to the stage inside London's Royal Opera House to pick up her Best Actress trophy.

Fortunately for the leading lady of "The Iron Lady", Colin Firth was there to retrieve the stiletto shoe and put it back on her foot. After giving her "Mamma Mia!" co-star a smack on the lips for the help, she joked with the audience, "That couldn't have gone any worse," and continued to deliver her acceptance speech.

Opening her speech, the Oscar nominee said, "Somebody once said the fate of the well-known is to be misunderstood and the ambition of this film, 'The Iron Lady', was to look at the life of the Iron Lady from the inside out and to locate something real, maybe hidden, but truthful in the life of someone we've all decided we know everything about already."

The Sunday win brought Streep her second BAFTA kudo after nailing her first in 1982 thanks to her role in "The French Lieutenant's Woman". She bested over Berenice Bejo, Viola Davis, Tilda Swinton and Michelle Williams. Throughout her career, the "Julie & Julia" star has collected a remarkable 14 BAFTA nominations.



© AceShowbiz.com


MORE FROM NEWS

Leave a Comment

Required fields are marked with *

   

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Kylie Jenner Reportedly Pregnant With Travis Scott's Baby
  2. 'The Voice' Live Finale Part 2: And the Winner of Season 12 Is....
  3. Camila Cabello Teams Up With Ed Sheeran, Pharrell and Charli XCX on Upcoming Album
  4. Iggy Azalea Responds to Odell Beckham Jr. Dating Rumors: I Don't Even Know Him
  5. Mariah Carey and Nick Cannon Are Planning to Remarry This Summer
  6. T.I.'s Alleged Side Chick Bernice Burgos Reportedly Wants to Have Baby With Him
  7. Fans Loath ABC's 'Dirty Dancing' Remake - See the Hilarious Memes
  8. Kylie Jenner Tells Bella Thorne to be Careful of 'Charming Player' Scott Disick
  9. Kim Kardashian Tries to Save Marriage to Kanye West for the Sake of Fame
  10. Vampire Nicki Minaj Sexily Licks Bella Hadid's Neck at AmfAR Gala in Cannes

CELEBS PHOTO