NewsA toast to authenticity: Pascal's emotional, tipsy SAG acceptance

A toast to authenticity: Pascal's emotional, tipsy SAG acceptance

A toast to authenticity: Pascal's emotional, tipsy SAG acceptance
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4:04 PM EST, February 26, 2024

The 30th SAG Awards took place on Sunday evening. One of the winners was Pedro Pascal, who, unprepared to receive the award, admitted on stage that he was a little drunk.

The last Screen Actor Guild gala took place in Los Angeles, California, where the best actors in the world gathered. The nominees included Robert De Niro, Ryan Gosling, Jeremy Allen White, and Pedro Pascal.

The Chilean-American actor known from productions such as "The Mandalorian" or "Narcos" was awarded for his role as Joel in the HBO hit "The Last of Us" in the male actor in a drama series category.

The other nominees in the category were Brian Cox, Kieran Culkin, and Matthew Macfadyen for their roles in "Succession" and Billy Crudup for "The Morning Show." As was seen during the winner's announcement, Pascal did not expect his win and entered the stage in great shock, which he later noted in his speech.

"This is … this is wrong for a number of reasons. Um, I'm a little drunk. I thought I could get drunk and... thank you, HBO.", said Pedro Pascal.

"Jeez Louise, I'm making a fool of myself, but thank you so much for this. I've been in the union since 1999, so this is an incredible f---ing honor – we're on Netflix – And to the nominees, all of you, I can't remember any of your names right now", he added.

He then thanked several people at HBO for giving him the job on "The Last of Us." "It's very appropriate that you've given me a job, because I grew up watching your network. I have no skills, I have no other interests, so the least you could do is give me a job."

At the very end, he became emotional, mentioning his family, and ended his speech with the sentence: "I'm going to have a panic attack, and I'm going to leave."

Source: Fox News

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