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The Wackiest and Most Wonderful Lines From the SAG Awards

Jan 19 2014 - 6:16am

Actors brought their A-games to the Screen Actors Guild Awards [1], and as they accepted awards and schmoozed with the crowd, a lot of them made some memorable one-liners. Helen Mirren [2], Jared Leto [3], and Lupita Nyong'o all had great quips, so in case you missed anything, here are the quotes that made the SAG Awards worth watching!

Lupita Nyong'o

"'I don't know him personally, but I'm glad you got a job.'" — On what her dad said when she told him she would be in a movie with Brad Pitt [4]

Jared Leto

"To my mother who is here, the hottest date in town." — Thanking his mom for accompanying him

Steve Coogan

"When I was invited to the SAG Awards, I literally wept with joy, then I caught my reflection in the mirror and thought, hmm, 'You look quite interesting when you cry.'" — On why he's an actor

Helen Mirren

"I don't feel at all saggy, I feel quite perky." — Referencing the implications of SAG

Mindy Kaling

"Come on, Marsden, no one in this room has read a book in like 20 years." — Calling everyone out on being illiterate

Emma Thompson

"Is this music available on CD?" — Appreciating the ambience

Michael Douglas

"I know we went head to head." — Joking about playing Matt Damon [5]'s lover, yet again

Ty Burrell

"I know most of you have read my book, Acting: How to Do It Good." — Teaching the room how to act [6]

Bryan Cranston

"We have the nicest bunch of white supremacist Nazis you could ever work with." — Kidding around about Breaking Bad's characters

Cate Blanchett

"Matthew McConaughey [7] spoke about Neptune, I think I can have five seconds." — Demanding more time for her acceptance speech

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