Actor James Franco on a Golden Globe for his portrayal of Tommy Wiseau in the film The Disaster Artist. During his acceptance speech, Franco invited Wiseau himself to the stage. Wiseau attempted to grab the microphone before Franco stopped him from speaking, leaving many to wonder what he would have said during the live show in front of millions.
Now, Wiseau has revealed what he would have said. Or at least what he said he wanted to say. Speaking to The Los Angeles Times, Wiseau said he would have used his time to say, “If a lot of people loved each other, the world would be a better place to live.” He would have also said, “See The Room, have fun, and enjoy life. The American Dream is alive, and it’s real.”
Franco, who in addition to starring in it, directed The Disaster Artist. Based on the book of the same name, tells the story of how Wiseau produced the 2003 movie The Room, which is regarded as one of the worst movies ever but now enjoys a cult following. Wiseau said of Franco, “He did such a great job, talking as a director and an actor. I think he make a big effort, which sometimes from the outside is extremely difficult to understand that.”
You can read the full story here at The Los Angeles Times.
The 75th Golden Globes took place on Sunday evening. The movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and HBO’s limited TV series Big Little Lies were among the big winners. You can see a full rundown of all the winners and nominees here. It was the first major awards show to be held in the wake of the various sexual harassment scandals that have rocked Hollywood over the past few months. As a result, there were a variety of references to these issues made from the stage, including a powerful speech from Oprah.