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Emma Stone's Political BAFTAs Acceptance Speech Was Perfect

The actress referenced Brexit and Trump, and said creativity can "transcend borders."

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Following the theme of the night, Emma appeared to reference the political strife currently being experienced both in the UK with Brexit, and across the world since the election of Trump.

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As she accepted her award, she spoke about the world feeling "divisive."

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She said: "I don't know if you know, but this country – and the US, and the world, seems to be going through a bit of a time. Just a bit."

And went on to say that creativity can help drive positivity.

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She said: "In a time that's so divisive I think it's so special we are able to come together tonight, thanks to BAFTA, to celebrate the positive gift of creativity."

And how this can "transcend borders" to make people "feel a little less alone."

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Emma said: "How it can transcend borders and how it can help people to feel a little less alone."

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