Those in the audience at the Golden Globes whipped out handkerchiefs as Jodie Foster gave an emotional and moving speech while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Award.
Foster gave fair warning that a big announcement was coming, warming up viewers by saying, "While I'm here being all confessional, I guess I have a sudden urge to say something that I've never been able to air in public, a declaration that I'm a little nervous about, but maybe not as nervous as my publicist right now ... I'm just going to put it out there, right, loud and proud."
With Tina Fey and Amy Poehler steering the ship, the 70th annual Golden Globes was an enjoyable watch with a few surprises.
As expected, "Homeland" and "Game Change" were leaders in their categories, while Ben Affleck's "Argo" stepped in for the win over our predicted best drama winner, "Lincoln."
Check out the winners below - to refresh your memory on who they were competing against, see the nominees list. Which wins surprised you the most?
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler had high expectations to live up to as hosts of the Golden Globes, and their opening monologue didn't disappoint.
"Only at the Golden Globes do the beautiful people of film rub shoulders with the rat-faced people of television," Poehler quipped after the introductions were out of the way.
Hollywood's stylists clearly worked overtime for the Golden Globes, as the red carpet was filled with stunners - from show hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler to "The Master" actress Amy Adams to "Scandal" star Kerry Washington.
But all eyes were on new mom Claire Danes, who walked the red carpet in a red gown a month after giving birth to her first child with Hugh Dancy.
If there's an upside to attending a major awards ceremony on your birthday, as Julia Louis-Dreyfus is tonight, it must be getting to wear Vera Wang.
But on the other hand, it doesn't leave a lot of room for celebratory feasting on cake.
It's no surprise that Bryan Cranston is nominated for the best lead actor in a TV drama award at tonight's Golden Globes, but we were surprised to hear the kind of fan mail the series inspires.
While chatting with E! on the red carpet ahead of the awards show, Cranston, 56, revealed that some of the letters get pretty explicit.
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