Helen Mirren cried for ‘magical’ Brendan Fraser after ‘Pisces’ wins Best Actor
It was a huge win for Fraser.
Helen Mirren revealed Friday that she shed tears of joy for her boyfriend, Brendan Fraser He won the Academy Award for Best Actor During the 95th Academy Awards last Sunday.
The “Catherine the Great” actress made the revelation then Appearing on “The Kelly Clarkson Show” while Promoting her new movie “Shazam: Fury of the Gods”.
“I cried when Brendan Fraser received the award,” said Mirren, 77. “He’s such a lovely person.”
“I’m sure you know what a lovely man he is. He’s such a charming guy – he was obviously very moved, it was a huge moment for him,” the legendary actress continued. “He was the right person for me — the way he responded, I found it very moving. That was the highlight for me of the entire show.”
Clarkson, 40, commented: “That’s pretty cool. He did an amazing job.”
“He’s done an amazing job,” Mughni continued, “since he’s gone.” “Because you believe in them, or their project, or whatever it may be, and they win. That feels good for everyone involved.”
Mirren and Fraser, 54, starred in the 2009 fantasy film Inkheart.
In the film, Fraser plays an author who, along with his daughter, has the power to bring storybook characters to life.
The award was a huge comeback for Fraser, who alleged Hollywood Foreign Press Association president Philip Burke, 89, sexually assaulted him in 2003 and has since limited his time in the public eye.
Burke has consistently denied this allegation.
Fraser beat out several high-profile actors including Austin Butler, who was also considered a frontrunner for the award. next to the star “Pisces”.
The actor said it was an “honour” to be nominated alongside them.
“God, I thank the Academy for this honor and our studio A24 for making such a daring film,” Fraser said in his acceptance speech. “I am grateful for [director] Darren Aronofsky for giving me a creative lifeline and for pulling me aboard the good ship “The Whale”. ”