Atlanta star Donald Glover had a lot to celebrate Sunday night at the 2017 Golden Globes
E!’s Ross Mathews was backstage during the annual awards show to catch Glover’s reaction.
Glover was completely surprised by his double victory, saying, “I was just trying to figure out what kind of whiskey I was going to drink tonight. I was like, ‘You know, we’ll lose and it’ll be great.'”
After scoring two Golden Globes wins, the multi-talented actor was speechless. “I’m in shock…There’s no words for it. I’m truly excited and happy that I’m being recognized,” Glover told E! News.
The Atlanta star started his television career as a writer for NBC’s 30 Rock and later starred in the comedy Community.
Atlanta, which Glover created and stars in, won the Golden Globe for Best Television Series, Musical or Comedy, as a first-time nominee. The series follows two cousins as they attempt to launch a music career while navigating their lives as young black youth in Atlanta. “I can’t believe that something super personal that feels like I would make it, and just watch it for myself, with my family, is speaking to people,” Glover said.
Glover told E! News he was excited to meet The People v. O.J. Simpson: American Crime Story nominee John Travolta, as well as Viola Davis who won Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in any Motion Picture in Fences. “I haven’t met [Davis] yet, but I’m super excited!”
Source: Entertainment News