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Angela Bassett wins Golden Globe for ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’


Angela Bassett continues to be a trailblazing titan in the entertainment industry.

The veteran actress’ Golden Globes win in the Best Supporting Actress category on Jan. 10 made her the first performer to receive a Globe for an acting role in a Marvel movie.

Bassett’s win is tagged to her role as Queen Ramonda in 2022’s Wakanda Forever, the second film released in Marvel’s Black Panther franchise.

In her acceptance speech, Bassett shared the emotions surrounding the making of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. She also paid  tribute to her late cast mate, actor Chadwick Boseman, who passed away in 2020 after a battle with cancer.

Angela Bassett

Angela Bassett said: “We embarked on this journey together with love. We mourned, we loved, we healed. And we will be surrounding each and every day by the light in the spirit of Chadwick Boseman.”

She further shared, “We have joy in knowing that with this historic Black Panther series, it is part of his legacy he helped lead us to, we showed the world what black unity, leadership and love looks like beyond, behind and in front of the camera.”

As Angela Bassett wrapped up her acceptance speech at the Golden Globe Awards, she had a special message for the legions of Marvel fans around the world, “thank you for embracing these characters and showing us so much love. We just made history with this nomination and with this award. It belongs to all of you, all of us.”


The 64-year-old actress wore a full-length sparkling and silver halter neck gown by Pamella Roland.

The look included matching Sarah Flint shoes, Chopard jewelry and a short curled hairstyle that channeled “Old Hollywood” glamour.

Other Black winners from Tuesday night’s award ceremony included Zendaya [Best Actress in a TV Drama (Euphoria)], Quinta Brunson [Best Actress in a TV Comedy (Abbott Elementary)], Tyler James Williams [Best Supporting Actor in a TV Comedy Series (Abbott Elementary)] and Eddie Murphy with the Cecil B. DeMille Award for his overall career achievements.


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