Octavia Spencer Oscar Interview

Video: Oscar Winner Octavia Spencer's "Life-Changing" Date and Pre-Award Show Routine

Octavia Spencer revealed her chocolate and carbohydrate-filled pre-Oscar routine when she hit the red carpet with her date for the evening, writer and producer of The Help, Tate Taylor. Ms. Spencer chatted about how Tate changed her life. Just a short while later, Octavia's life changed again when she won the Oscar for best supporting actress!

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You choose your dress tonight. You look amazing. Well, my dress chose me. Tadashi Shoji is an amazing designer and he did a costume dress just for yours truly. Did you do anything special this morning to get ready for your Oscar moment? What was your ritual? I had my morning cup of coffee with chocolate and a lot of carbohydrates. I see the nominees and you're also an Oscar nominee. We're ready to see an Oscar winner tonight. You know what, I'm still an Oscar nominee unless something else happens. So, I'm only gonna sing Oscar nominee. I gotta take her. I'm sorry you guys. The dealt that I have. Take Taylor. The writer, director of Help who changed my mind. Do you have a special memory of award seasons before? Of this award season? I think the moment had it all, happened when we got our very first nomination for the broadcast film critic that's sort of. I gotta take her. I'm sorry. Judith Leiber. Judith Leiber and some rations.