Heartwarming awards show update: Yuh-Jung Youn is now an Oscar winner for her work in Minari. This makes Yuh-Jung the first Korean (and second-ever Asian) woman to win Best Supporting Actress in the history of the Academy Awards! While hopping onstage to collect her lil gold statuette—which was given to her by the one and only Brad Pitt, NBD—Yuh-Jung made us all lol about getting to meet him for the first time: “Mr. Brad Pitt, finally. Nice to meet you. Where were you when we were filming in Tulsa? It’s an honor to meet you.”
The insanely cute, totally hilarious moment in question:
Yuh-Jung then proceeded to give an amazing speech, which went in part:
But Yuh-Jung and Brad’s moment didn’t just stop at her speech—backstage, Yuh-Jung and Brad got to meet up for real this time in the press room, which has given us this truly beautiful photo op:
Now who was it who said awards shows are boring? Okay then!
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