Last monday,Sandra Oh became the first-ever actress of Asian descent to host the prestigious Golden Globe Awards. Together with Andy Samberg, the duo made the night even more entertaining. Oh made a big opening remark for the night as she made a few people cry on her opening monologue about change, “I said yes to the fear of being on this stage tonight because I wanted to be here to look out into this audience and witness this moment of change.” she said.
Here is a clip of the hosts’ opening monologue:
After 39 years, the Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series- Drama has been given to an Asian descent, Sandra Oh for the Killing Eve on which she thanked her parents on her acceptance speech. Sandra send a message to them in Korean saying that she loves her parents, followed with a bow afterwards in their direction.
On top of it all, she also made history being the first woman of first Asian descent to win multiple Golden Globes. Her role Cristina Yang on Grey’s Anatomy which she played from 2005-2014 has won her the Best Supporting Actress- Series, Miniseries or Television Film on 2006.