This is a film for dreamers. I think that hope and creativity are two of the most important things in the world… So to any creative person who’s had a door slammed in their face, or anybody anywhere really that feels like giving up sometimes and finds it in them to get up and keep moving forward, I share this with you.’
Emma Stone’s emotional speech as she accepted the Golden Globe for Best Actress In A Musical/Comedy for La La Land last week was enough to have us weeping at our desks. And the film, which is showing at cinemas now, is a must-see.
But while witty, talented Emma, 28, is reportedly shocked to have won (er, we saw it coming, Em), pals say there was another reason behind her emotional outpouring on stage.
‘Emma’s put everything into her career over the past few years,’ a friend tells Look. ‘She worked so hard on La La Land and really feels that, after a difficult time while going through a break-up, this is her moment.’
It’s been a tough 12 months for the actress, who split with Andrew Garfield in October 2015 after dating him on and off for three years. Emma’s remained silent on the situation and refused to comment on her relationship status last year, saying: ‘It’s so special to me that it never feels good to talk about, so I just continually don’t talk about it.’
However, Andrew was the first person at the Globes to give his