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Eddie Redmayne's Acceptance Speech Was One Of The Sweetest Moments Of The Oscars

"We have a new fella coming to share our apartment."

Eddie Redmayne's reaction to winning Best Actor for his performance as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything at the 2015 Oscars was perfect.


He rolled to the side so much during the envelope opening, it looked as if the other nominees had noticed and were congratulating him on it.

He then kissed his wife, Hannah Bagshawe, like this.


Opened his mouth like this.


And then dived in for a hug with presenter Cate Blanchett.

He then reacted like this when he said "Oscar".


And then he said this:


In the press room following his speech, Redmayne said that he will travel to Cambridge to see Stephen, Jane, and the Hawking family to show them his Oscar, adding that "their support throughout has been amazing". He also said he was going to send off an email to Stephen that evening informing him of his win.

And after a round of thanks to people he has worked with, he ended with this special message:


If you're in the U.S., you can watch the video here:

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