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Joanne Froggatt Gets Emotional After Surprise Globes Win – Watch Speech

Mon, January 12, 2015 10:07am EDT by 1 Comment

That was certainly a tough act to follow! After pulling off a surprising win at the Golden Globes on Jan. 11, ‘Downton Abbey’ star Joanne Froggatt made one of the evening’s most heartfelt speeches. Watch it now!

If there were a Golden Globe award for best speech, Joanne Froggatt might have walked away with it after her gorgeous speech at the 72nd Golden Globes on Jan. 11. The actress, who won for best actress in a series, miniseries or TV movie for her dramatic role on Downton Abbey, gave one of the best speeches of the night. We certainly wouldn’t have wanted to follow that one! Check it out!

Joanne Froggatt Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

At the Golden Globes on Jan. 11, Downton Abbey star Joanne beat out some serious heavy hitters to take the top prize, including Kathy Bates, Allison Janney and Michelle Monaghan, and her shock over the surprising win was definitely clear when she was accepting the award.

“Oh my goodness, this is the most shocking moment of my life,” said Joanne after her surprising win in what might have been one of the night’s best speeches.

Joanne Froggatt: ‘I Heard You’

Joanne’s speech had an added layer of meaning, and she made sure to make it known.

In an intense storyline on Downton Abbey, Joanne’s character, Anna Bates, was the victim of rape, and the actress said she received several letters from real-life survivors, all of whom wanted to be heard in some way.

“I just want to say, I heard you,” she said, concluding her acceptance speech. “And I hope saying this so publicly means you feel the world heard you.”

That is one brave and talented lady!

Did you love Joanne’s speech? Who gave some of your other favorite speeches?

— Casey Mink