Golden Globes’ best post-show quotes: Jason Sudeikis reacts to Don Cheadle’s wrap-up signal

The COVID-19 pandemic changed the 78th Golden Globes ceremony in many ways, including the winners’ traditional appearances before the press after receiving their statuettes.

Happy winners still had the chance to share their thoughts Sunday, but it came via virtual pressroom, not the crowded Beverly Hilton ballroom where the gathering usually takes place. 

The virtual hub, which featured each winner speaking to screens of reporters, had its share of connection glitches. Or, as Globe winner Daniel Kaluuya put it during a mix-up in his chat with a questioner: “We really need 5G In this world. This (expletive) is crazy!”

Appearing in a mixture of formal and casual dress from hotel rooms around the world (and sometimes their living rooms), stars took time to reflect on their victories. Here’s the best of what the winners had to say.

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Nate (Nick Mohammed), Ted (Jason Sudeikis) and Beard (Brendan Hunt) take in a different kind of football in Apple TV+'s "Ted Lasso." (Photo: Apple TV+)

Andra Day had her cake and wanted to eat it, too

“The United States vs. Billie Holiday” star was all smiles backstage after giving an emotional best actress in a drama acceptance speech. Day said she was going to celebrate with cake.

“I’ve been on a diet for three years for this role,” she said, noting that there was cake nearby. “We’re just going to eat so much food. We’re very hungry.”

As for what jazz legend Billie Holiday would have thought of her win for director Lee Daniels’ movie, Day said it would not be printable.

“She had a PhD in cussing,” Day laughed, giving an unprintable sample. “That’s just how she was. She’d say ‘Lee Daniels and Andra Day, that’s my award, (expletive)!’ “

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