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Daniel Kaluuya Thanked His Mum In His BAFTAs Speech And It's Honestly Adorable

"You're the reason why I started, you're the reason why I'm here, and you're the reason why I keep going."

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So, Daniel Kaluuya attended his first ever BAFTAs ceremony tonight, and took home the EE Rising Star award.

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Daniel's had a pretty great year with his breakout role in Get Out, and he's currently killing it in Marvel's mega-successful Black Panther, so his win was definitely well-deserved.

During his acceptance speech, he shouted out his fellow nominees, and also thanked the people responsible for arts funding in the UK.

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"I've gone blank! Thank you. Tessa [Thompson], Tim [Chalamet], Josh [O'Connor], and Florence [Pugh] ... I feel so privileged to be in your guys' company. Facts," Daniel began. "I am a product of arts funding within the United Kingdom, and I'd like to thank people who financially support that."

"I'd like to thank my mum," he said. "My mum is the reason... Mum? You're the reason why I started, you're the reason why I'm here, and you're the reason why I keep going. Do you understand?"

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Now, if you'll excuse me, I think I have something in my eye...