Mayim Bialik Wins 2018 Critics Choice Award For Best Supporting Actress

Mayim Bialik Wins 2018 Critics Choice Award For Best Supporting Actress

By Brock Swinson | Monday Monday Staff -    2018-01-15    2 min read

Actress Mayim Bialik was nominated for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and won. Bialik beat out impressive performances from Alex Borstein (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel), Betty Gilpin (GLOW), Jennifer Lewis (Black-ish), Alessandra Mastronardi (Master of None) and Rita Moreno (One Day At A Time).

Mayim Bialik | Photo Credit YouTube

During Mayim Bialik’s acceptance speech, the actress made sure to acknowledge how much she appreciated the other actresses. In addition, she humbly thanked her cast mates on the show, The Big Bang Theory.

“I didn’t write a speech and I don’t even have an outline,” started the actress. “I was so certain I was not going to win.”

Mayim Bialik Gives Critics Choice Acceptance Speech

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XZ81IBW6sKU

Mayim Bialik added, “To all the women in my category, I think you’re so much better than me. This is a crazy, crazy honor. I’d like to thank my cast mates, many of whom are here. I’m only good because of you. Thank you.”

In addition, the Best Supporting Actress also thanked the writing staff, her manager, and her husband, Robert. The actress made it clear that she didn’t write a speech, likely because she could have possibly missed someone in her acceptance.

“Thank you so much,” she finally concluded. The actress left the stage in her charming Ralph Lauren dress, Aldo shoes, and Amanda Pearl jewelry.

Amy Farrah Fowler Steals The Show

The Big Bang Theory | Photo Credit CBS

If you’ve kept up with The Big Bang Theory Season 11, it’s clear why Mayim Bialik was nominated and why she won. The character has really taken shape over the years, as she is both charming and funny.

At first, Amy Farrah Fowler was similar to Sheldon Cooper, someone who also did not want love, but wanted to please her mother. Eventually, the character shifted to someone who completely adored her man.

At the end of Season 10, Sheldon proposed to Amy. Since then, she’s said “Yes” to her boyfriend. After the proposal, it would appear that Amy has had the best time of her life. In addition to her upcoming wedding, her best friend Penny finally confirmed that the duo are actually best friends.

What did you think of Mayim Bialik’s acceptance speech?

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Brock Swinson

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Brock Swinson is a contributor at MMN, Airows, and Creative Screenwriting Magazine. He is also the author of 'How Hollywood Screenwriters Annihilate Writer's Block,' which includes advice from Aaron Sorkin, William Monahan, and Cary Fukunaga. Get it for free or listen to interviews at the "Creative Principles with Brock Swinson" podcast on the website above.

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