Allison Janney picks first Oscar for 'I, Tonya'


The 58-year-old actress cleaned up during awards season, netting a Golden Globe, BAFTA, and SAG Award for her performance in Margot Robbie-led Tonya Harding biopic I, Tonya.

Janney is nominated for her first Academy Award tonight for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Tonya Harding's mother in the hit film, I, Tonya.

This was the first Oscar nomination and win for Janney, who has collected seven Emmys for her legendary TV career.

"I did it all by myself", she said. "Nothing could be further from the truth". However, leave it Best Actress nominees Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan to elevate the evening's theme of refined glamour with identical freshly chopped, chin-grazing bobs. She thanked her castmates and even the squawking, ear-biting who became her humorous foil in the film. My heart broke a little for her watching these interviews because you can see underneath the denial of the hurt that's there.

Donning this corset-bodiced, tulip-skirted crisp white Chanel dress, there was a risk that she might have failed to satisfy expectations for an Academy Awards showstopper, but thankfully the embellishment draped across her shoulders gave the audience that little bit of added sparkle. "I like to swear in my vehicle with bad traffic but not around kids".

"She told Wilkins Australia's Robbie was "one of the most attractive, brilliant actresses" she had ever worked with". "She's this quirky, odd woman with so much anger and so much resentment".

Last year, she made headlines as her dress' high front slit revealed more than what she wanted to. "We changed it to a much smaller, more personal diamond that she actually owns - these little huggie earrings and Chanel diamond star".

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