Los Angeles, Jan 7 (PTI) Patricia Clarkson, who won her first Golden Globe Award at the 2019 ceremony for her performance in “Sharp Objects”, praised the show’s director Jean-Marc Vallee for “demanding” everything from her but sex, in apparent reference to the various #MeToo cases in Hollywood.Also Read - Earthquake Jolts Los Angeles, Center East of LA International Airport

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Clarkson beat out fellow nominees Alex Borstein of “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel”, Penelope Cruz of “The Assassination of Gianni Versace: American Crime Story”, Thandie Newton of “Westworld” and Yvonne Strahovski of “The Handmaid’s Tale”.

“Hot damn. It’s a privilege to be here tonight,” she said.

She also expressed her gratitude for her co-star Amy Adams, who earned a nomination for her leading role on the HBO show as well, along with director Vallee.

“You demanded everything of me except sex, which is exactly how it should be in our interest,” Clarkson said of Vallee while accepting the award.

The actor was presented the award by William H Macy and Felicity Huffman.

Clarkson’s prior Golden Globes nomination came in 2003 in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her work in the film “Pieces of April”. She lost to Ren e Zellweger for Cold Mountain.

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