4 viral moments at the Golden Globes that you may have missed: Fiji Water Girl, Sandra Oh's parents and more

By Jessica Pollack

4 viral moments at the Golden Globes that you may have missed: Fiji Water Girl, Sandra Oh's parents and more

The stars laughed, they cried, they sipped champagne and toasted their own as awards season kicked off on Monday (Jan. 7) with the 2019 Golden Globes, which took over the Beverly Hilton in Los Angeles. Films like Bohemian Rhapsody and Green Book took top honours as did stars Glenn Close, Mahershala Ali, Rachel Brosnahan, Olivia Colman, Christian Bale, Darren Criss and Regina King. Host and proud Canadian Sandra Oh made history while Carol Burnett and Jeff Bridges were honoured for their inimitable bodies of work.

But there were plenty of moments you didn't see on the broadcast that made the rounds on social media to the delight of fans and stars alike! From Fiji Water girl to Sandra's adorable parents, we round up the four viral moments you may have missed...


The internet can't stop talking about Fiji Water's red-carpet representative, a pretty brunette 30-something who Glamour identified as Toronto-bred Kelleth Cuthbert. Clad in a tiered blue gown and holding onto a tray with bottles of the high-end aqua, the former social worker seemed to find her way into the background of every celebrity photo - the ultimate A-list photobombs! "I do love a good meme, so I think it’s incredibly ironic and funny that I’m one now," she told the glossy. "The first meme of 2019, apparently! My husband is laughing very hard about all of this."

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When the Ottawa native's name was called as the winner of the statue for best actress in a drama for her role in Killing Eve, she made history as the first Asian woman to win multiple Golden Globes as well as this particular category. But it seems her cheering squad also made a lasting impression! In the audience, Sandra's dad jumped to his feet to give his little girl a standing ovation and Twitter's heart burst. "There are two people here tonight that I'm so grateful they're here for me," Sandra said in her speech, adding in Korean, "Mom, Dad, I love you" with a little bow.


The latest actor to step into James Bond's dapper shoes is Idris Elba, who was spotted in the Golden Globes audience having a hilariously uncomfortable chat with predecessor Daniel Craig. The Luther star tweeted the snap with the caption "Er…" and the word "Awks" written in yellow on the photo. But, all jokes aside, it looks like Daniel isn't going anywhere. Chatting on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert back in 2017, he said: "I have been quite cagey about it. I have been doing interviews all day and people have been asking me and I think I've been rather coy. But kind of felt like if I was going to speak the truth I should speak truth to you… We've been discussing it, we've just been trying to figure things out. I always wanted to, I needed a break. I think this is it. I just want to go out on a high note and I can't wait."


When Lady Gaga did the rounds promoting A Star Is Born, one anecdote ruled them all - the story of how Bradley Cooper believed in her. "There can be 100 people in the room, and 99 don't believe in you," she said. "But I had this one [pointing to Bradley] incredible talent with me." Hosts Andy Samberg and Sandra Oh made light of the iconic line to the delight of viewers and the stars themselves. "And it just proves, and I'm just coming up with this now," said the Canadian star," that there can be 100 people in the room, and 99 don't believe in you, and you just need one to believe in you." From the audience, Lady Gaga and Bradley were clearly enjoying the joke as she yelled "It's true!"

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