At the 2017 Golden Globes, Donald Glover takes two awards home.
For his work on new series Atlanta, Donald Glover was up against Jeffrey Tambor, Nick Nolte, Anthony Anderson, and Gael García Bernal for the Best Actor in a TV Comedy category. Glover was awarded the honor, and took the stage to give a sincere speech about his belief in magic as a storyteller.
"I grew up in a house where magic wasn’t allowed, so everyone in here is magical to me," Glover said. "Every time I saw a movie or heard your voices or saw you, I was like, 'Oh, magic is from people.'" View the speech and read the transcript below.
Earlier tonight, Atlanta received the Golden Globe award was for Best TV Series for a comedy or musical. When the honor was announced, Donald Glover took the stage with his cast and team and gave a goofy acceptance speech in disbelief. Ultimately, Donald ended up thanking Migos for making "Bad and Boujee." Watch his shoutout here.
I grew up in a house where magic wasn’t allowed, so everyone in here is magical to me. Every time I saw a movie or heard your voices or saw you, I was like, “Oh, magic is from people. We’re the ones who kind of, in a weird way, tell a story or lie to lie children so they do stuff we never thought was possible."
My dad used to tell me every day, “You can do anything you want.” And I remember thinking as a kid in 1st grade: “You’re lying to me.” But now I do stuff and he’s like, “I didn’t think that was possible.”
So I really want to say thank you to my son and the mother of my son for making me believe in people again and things being possible.