GOLDEN GLOBES 2021 . . . PART 2

A most exciting, rewarding evening last night. Grateful to my son, Troy Garity, for filming all the important moments. Wish he’d been on stage with me, he looked so gorgeous. One of my favorite Golden Globes evenings was when I was his plus 1. He was nominated for his leading role in “Soldier’s Girl.” Grateful to all my pals who did shout outs prior to the presentation. That was unexpected and I was very moved. The one thing I left out of my speech because I didn’t want it to be too long was the “My Octopus Teacher” made me fall in love with Octopii. I’ll never eat them again. Turns out they’re as smart as border collies.

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  1. Hi, Jane!
    Congrats on your award👏👏👏!It is well-deserved!!!👌🎊I can only imagine what you have felt and what it means to you.
    As for your look, those two boys of you have done another amazing job with your make-up and hair. You looked so natural!!!
    I really love your gray hair, and I think it look great on you. Are you planning on getting a new cut sometimes soon?!
    stay safe,
    ❤❤❤

  2. Dear Jane!

    Huge congratulations on your Cecil B. DeMille award! That wonderful montage of your films made me want to watch so many of them again, especially Klute, which is one of my favorites! And your speech was just incredible! It was so important for everyone to hear your powerful words on diversity and inclusion, and it was truly the best moment of the night! The only thing that can compare to your stellar film career is your unbelievable life as an activist!

    I’m really looking forward to being a virtual audience member at this week’s Fire Drill Friday Rally! I participated for the first time last month and it was such an amazing experience! I’m just so thankful that you have brought me and so many others with you on the Greenpeace journey. Volunteering has truly been life changing in so many ways. I was recently made a Greenpeace Ambassador and am so excited to be working on additional projects with GP staff and other Ambassadors in this new role!

    It is such a privilege to be able to learn from you, the Fire Drill Friday guests, and GP staff and fellow volunteers every week! These are life skills that we will be able to take with us as we continue to advocate for climate action, as well as other causes that are important to us. Recently I’ve been sharing my activist skills and knowledge with my Russian friends who are just learning how to organize and practice civil disobedience despite being beaten, jailed, expelled from school, fired or even tortured. Bloody protests have erupted throughout Russia over the jailing of Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny who nearly died after being poisoned by the Russian government in August. He is now in one of Russia’s most brutal prison camps (a modern day GULAG) where they regularly beat, humiliate and dehumanize prisoners. Everyone knows he is innocent and is now being punished for speaking out against the corrupt Putin Regime, failing to die from the poisoning and daring to return home to Russia. He is the hope of so many Russians for a better future and this situation has crushed them to the point that many are willing to put their bodies on the line at great risk to fight for his freedom. I do what I can to pass on my knowledge and skills to my Russian friends even though it can be complicated to apply American norms of protesting and activism to the Russian situation. It is just a shame that this gross violation of human rights and democratic values is not getting nearly enough news coverage here in the U.S. I’m just praying the sanctions the Biden Administration and the EU are about to levy will be forceful enough to make a difference in this horrific situation. I’ve lived in Russia for several years and have many dear friends there so what is going on is personally painful to me as well.

    See you very soon at the Fire Drill Friday Rally!

    Jenny Xoxo

  3. Hi Jane,
    I loved your backstage videos. It is funny how it seems that we are closer to the person. And yes, your son is a very beautiful man. We can see how much love he has in his heart through his eyes, as well as in yours. Congratulations once again on the award.
    With love

  4. I´m so happy for you, Jane! You´re a huge inspiration to me!!! My birthday is comming,it would mean the world to me if you respond 🙂

  5. Very well deserved and an incredible speech. Congratulations Jane! I enjoyed the montage they played before your speech which featured your incredible acting roles. What was it like to see those moments from your career and life again?

  6. I stopped eating them long ago because I knew how smart they were. That documentary just reinforced my position. I’m still trying to get my sisters to oblige. Long live that beautiful creature the Octopii, My Octopus Teacher was brilliant. 🐙

    Thank you Jane for using your soap box for good. You’re a true leader in so many areas, women’s health, climate change…the list is endless ! YOU’RE A NATIONAL TREASURE.

  7. Eeeeew, so who eats Octopus anyway? lol. So, it is good to keep the smart ones in the ocean. Chuckle chuckle.

  8. “My Octopus Teacher” was a great recommendation. I remember your pretty octopus decoration on your tree. It was great seeing your speech yesterday, I’m so happy they gave you this prestigious award. Congratulations! You earned it. I hope you are well and happy. Take care of yourself. I Look forward to more film roles from you.
    Ps: feed the fat squirrel more nuts. Gus Gus squirrel like in Cinderella. 🐿

  9. Hi Jane Fonda, you were sublime at the Golden Globes! You really are one of a kind. Thanks, Pam Clifford

  10. Dear Jane
    How are you?
    Congratulations on the Golden Globe. Nobody deserved it like you!
    I owe you.
    You sent me your book, dedicated and I wrote a long letter but I haven’t sent it to you yet. I confess that I started to cry. The surprise was very big. I need you to receive more than one letter.
    I admire you deeply. Not only as an actress, but also because of your position in front of life, in front of the world we live in and your love for the most helpless neighbor. You are pure inspiration to many people. A heart overflowing with love and great intelligence.
    A writer from my country once wrote that “from above you can see a world of little fires and that each one shines with its own light.” Yours is undoubtedly the strongest and the one that fills the air with sparks and infects their enthusiasm: “a crazy fire.” Hahaha
    So I see you and I feel you. I would like to meet you and give you a hug. (but there is a pandemic and I don’t even have a passport … and money hahahahaha 😜)
    Life allowed me to meet you through the movies and now I have three of your books and Grace and Frankie. I follow you on social media and I don’t miss Fire Drill Fridays even if I understand half of it. It does not matter. Great exercise to learn your language !!!! 🙄
    I hug you strongly from my country URUGUAY and I send you an affectionate kiss. BE HAPPY and MAY LIFE ALWAYS SMILE YOU !!!
    I Love you! ❤️🥰🤗😍😚😘🇺🇾

  11. Dear Jane
    How are you?
    Congratulations on the Golden Globe. Nobody deserved it like you!
    I owe you.
    You sent me your book, dedicated and I wrote a long letter but I haven’t sent it to you yet. I confess that I started to cry. The surprise was very big. I need you to receive more than one letter.
    I admire you deeply. Not only as an actress, but also because of your position in front of life, in front of the world we live in and your love for the most helpless neighbor. You are pure inspiration to many people. A heart overflowing with love and great intelligence.
    A writer from my country once wrote that “from above you can see a world of little fires and that each one shines with its own light.” Yours is undoubtedly the strongest and the one that fills the air with sparks and infects their enthusiasm: “a crazy fire.” Hahaha
    So I see you and I feel you. I would like to meet you and give you a hug. (but there is a pandemic and I don’t even have a passport … and money hahahahaha 😜)
    Life allowed me to meet you through the movies and now I have three of your books and Grace and Frankie. I follow you on social media and I don’t miss Fire Drill Fridays even if I understand half of it. It does not matter. Great exercise to learn your language !!!! 🙄
    I hug you strongly from my country URUGUAY and I send you an affectionate kiss. BE HAPPY and MAY LIFE ALWAYS SMILE YOU !!!
    I Love you! ❤️🥰🤗😍😚😘🇺🇾

    P.S. I hope the translator serves something.😜🙄

  12. Is that tape on your Emmy? What happened?

    BTW, if you can find out how we can get our hands on a high quality transfer of The Dollmaker, that would be amazing! I don’t know who has the rights, but it should be something Criterion should consider restoring! Of your roles, that might be my favorite, and I’ve only been able to see it through a low quality transfer on YouTube! I’ve always appreciated you in roles like Gertie or Iris (of Stanley & Iris) — people who get the job done because there’s no time to waste – unfussy, honest, no condescension.

    One other question: everyone who has read your memoir (My Life So Far) knows you have chosen your words very carefully while accepting awards. Your Oscar speech for Coming Home has gone viral on Twitter again recently, with people appreciating you for having signed much of your speech and bringing awareness to the fact that the broadcast did not feature closed captioning for the Deaf and hearing impaired.

    Your Oscar speech for Klute was also fantastic (and I know you credit your dad for his advice on it) because it was to the point, brief, respectful, and surprising – you’ve written and talked about feeling like those attending let out a sigh of relief when you were through (some were concerned you would “hijack” the situation to get “overtly” political).

    You were also at the Oscars when Vanessa Redgrave won for her performance in your film Julia — that, needless to say, became one of the most memorable speeches ever given at an awards show.

    So, knowing all this, I was thinking a lot about what you might say at the Globes. There were so many directions you could have gone. You could have talked about the films you produced and the casts and crews you’ve worked with (— I’ll brag for you: no one who won or was there that night has worked with Jean-Luc Godard BUT you, or someone like George freaking Cukor — these are such titans to a cinephile like me). Anyway, you could have talked about the movies, and I’m sure there was some consideration to mention Fire Drill Friday but, again, you surprised me: your speech was about art as a means to better understand humanity. You raised awareness to work you felt has done that recently. It was a very considerate, poised and selfless speech.

    Did you think about the speech a great deal and the variety of approaches you could have taken with it, or were you always going to go the direction you took?

  13. Hello Jane,

    Thank you for your inspiring speech at the Golden Globes this year. You answered one of the backstage questions about your father, Henry Fonda, by saying you could feel his spirit. I love the little gleam you had in your eyes when you said that. I recently saw ‘The Lady Eve,’ and was pleasantly surprised by his performance. He and Barbara Stanwyck are hilarious together, and such a joy to watch. Both of you greatly deserved the Cecil B. DeMille award. I can’t wait to see you next.

    Rosie

  14. Congratulations, Jane!

  15. Congratulations, Jane! You absolutely deserve this honor and have for a long time. So happy that you got to during this crazy pandemic, and how you got to share the moment with your family and friends.

    I also wanted to write to you and tell you how much I appreciate you and you’re work. You’re such a amazing role model for young girls like myself. I’m 19 years old and a freshman in college, and I enjoy watching and reading your work. I can remember talking about you with my grandmother, who was also a fan. She passed away last Summer and so seeing you receive this deserved honor made me miss her a bit, because I would’ve talked to her about it. I know we don’t know each other and this might sound weird but I just wanted to tell you how much of a role model you are for me for many reasons. Like you, I lost my mother at a young age (I was 9 years old) to ALS, and I know that you know all the crazy and confused feelings that leaves you with, and how it stays with you forever. Do you have any advise for me on how you’ve been able to cope with growing up without a mother, and how you continue to do so? Or just any live advice in general to be happy, even during the hard times?

    Best,
    Molly

  16. Your speech at the Golden Globes was about as good as any made by anyone anywhere. You managed to speak truth to power without insulting anyone. I am impressed. I wish I were capable of such politic behavior. Thank you for being a role model for me, yet again.

  17. Love this picture with such a beautiful lineup of appreciation of achievement. So, I don’t have to wait until Christmas with a photo of your Christmas tree. It’s also a representation of a ripple of outcomes that comes when you are a giver. I could say so much about that, but will let this stand as enough said.

  18. Jane, my birthday is March 11 and I need a “Happy Birthday” from you for my day to be complete, sorry for always bothering you, but you are one of my favorite persons💕💕

  19. Congratulations on the Cecil B.de Mille award!!!!!
    I´m so happy for you!!
    You were really wonderful and trully beautiful that night…and your speech was so moving…
    I was very excited to see you and to see all the pictures of your movies put together.
    YOU ARE DEFINITELY THE BEST!!
    Thanks for being you, thanks for inspiring me.
    Love from Argentina.

  20. Hi Jane!,

    A headline of one spanish newspaper said “Jane Fonda never fails!” and it’s true, it’s totally true. Congratulations on your award and on your clear and courageous speech! The same newspaper defined your speech as powerful, necessary and worthy of applause, all a compliment to your person, I make all its words my own. All the medias has praised your speech.
    The stories in books, movies, theater … touch somehow our minds and hearts. There’s some movies that I’ve seen in my youth that I can remember exactly the days when I saw them, movies like Apocalypse Now, The Killing Fields, Coming Home, The Deer Hunter, The Mission, Novecento, ….. and Spanish movies like The South, The Holy Innocents, all of them are keeped fixed in my mind forever and I’ve learned somehting in all of them. There’s no doubts that they’ve influenced in our lives.

    (You looked very pretty but, I’m sorry, I prefer your blonde hair, ha ha)

  21. Jane, I like the Angel trophy. What award is it and for what work did you receive it?

  22. Jane, you were HUGE last night. You didn’t mention “ My Octopus Teacher “ but you did mention “ I May Destroy You “ which didn’t get any nomination, I was pissed off about that, because i think it’s such an important show and everyone should watch it, specially if you’re a woman. Thank you for doing that, that show deserved something, someone to say how important it is and you did that!!!
    I looooved your prize shelf, you have the most important ones! This is for a few!
    There’s another show I think you should watch if you haven’t seen yet, that is called “ The Undoing “ it was also been tipped to win something at the awards, but it wasn’t this time. It is also a show from HBO.

    I have a question for you: you have played so many characters through your whole acting life, is there some role either on theatre or in the movies or even on TV shows, you would like to play someday? Or you’re done with Grace? It can be anything, even if this dream will not come true. What’s your inner desire?

    Xoxo,
    Giovanna Montanhan Banho

  23. Jane, you gave excellent advice to young activists last night on the Late show program, I see some suffering a lot, you are right it is about acting not suffering, I have experienced that in the worst tragedies of my life the good humor and joyful gets you going.

  24. Your speech was just delicious, I gobbled up every word of it ! And now back to the work at hand…. CLIMATE ACTION NOW !!!

  25. Jane, very good news that you are going to be in “Dear” when I saw the first season I thought you should be there, I am very happy about that.💕💕

  26. Jane, I was at your last FDF Rally and I have a question for you, if you don’t mind. Behind of you, there’s a bunch of portraits, what are they? Who are on these? Just random pictures you like it or special moments?

    Xx

    • I saw that you were there, Giovanna. The photos on the wall behind me are mostly my heros, Rosa Parks, Cesar Chavez and Delores Huerta, Harvy Milk, Hoawrd Zinn, Gloria Steinem and there are also photos of me, me and Tom Hayden, my family during WWII. that’s it. xx

  27. Jane,

    I heard you say during the rally last Friday that you were going to stand with the water protectors at Line3! (I hope you said that and I didn’t just imagine it…) Look forward to hearing about your experience afterwards if you feel like sharing. I’ve been trying very hard to promote the HonorTheEarth website and StopLine3.org to other activists I know so that we can help in any way we can.

    Stay safe!
    -Kennedy

  28. Hi Jane, I just wanted to let you know how much I admire and adore you. I was so excited to see you at the Golden Globes, you deserve everything and more. And not just for your incredible and unbelievable career but for your activists too. The world needs more people like you.
    I just hope to be at least half of the woman that you are.
    By the way, Grace and Frankie saved my life with a lot of love and happiness.
    I’m sorry for my English, it’s not my first language. I’m from Venezuela.
    With love and appreciation. 🙂

  29. Hello Jane!,
    Happy Working Women’s Day to all!

    Congratulations to all working women including housewives. Congratulations Jane! I think you are the most worker of all of us ha ha. I take the opportunity to write something that seems important to me about women and work in Science.

    On this day, we must also talk about those jobs in which we hardly have access to women, such as scientific-technical jobs and It’s in this context a campaing has been created called No more Matildas! It’s a Women Scientists Researchers campaign to end discrimination against women in Science through Education. I found it very interesting to talking about it.
    In the world, in general, as a result of making women scientists invisible, it has been installed the stereotype that the Sciences’ world is only for men.
    They wonder, What about if Albert Einstein had been a woman? the answer is that the merits probably would have been taken by a man as has happened in many cases.
    This campaign is intended to raise awareness among families and teachers in order to this stereotype be eliminate and references to silenced women scientists to this day be recover and they be included in school’ textbooks. This lack of references certainly makes that girls aren’t encouraged to study certain careers. Just as there’re currently more women than men in universities, however it doesn’t happen the same in scientific or technical careers where the percentage considerably drops .
    Jobs where women don’t be, by definition means a loss of talent and of course the confirmation of men’s dominance in them. I’m a mathematician woman and I can say that in my workplace there have always been many more men than women, unluckily this has been in that way and continues to (for the record I like working with men, ha ha).
    If women don’t get future scientific and technical jobs supposedly well paid, we’ll be faced with a new discrimination, in this case economic discrimination.
    We, women, need thinking and working in order to change people’s mindset and our too and these things stopping going unnoticed.

  30. Jane, I know that are too much comments but this article is very good:
    https://www.treehugger.com/childrens-bible-parent-during-climate-crisis-book-review-5114005

  31. Congrants in your Cecil B. DeMille. It’s my birthday and I’d love to receive a “happy birthday” from you. Love you so much. Kisses from Brazil.

  32. Wow Jane, I sign up for the Nordic Body program that you do, I loved it yesterday I did it for the first time, today I woke up with muscles a little sore but exactly the ones I need to work on, very good program.🙌🏼🙌🏼🙌🏼

  33. Jane look, this is my city, these trees we names macuilis, the flowers stay only a one week of the year, but is beautiful : https://share.icloud.com/photos/0Z90Zgutqv_2jKCEZpnY2ZQTQ

  34. dear Jane fonda, my name is Melissa I am 19 years old and I live in the Netherlands, you don’t know me but I wanted to tell you that you are a model for me! thanks to you I understood the importance of knowing my rights, I understood the importance of being aware and contribute to a more civilized world, thanks to you I chose to study law at university and it was the best choice I ever made. I love you from the bottom of my heart, you are not only a fantastic actress but also a wonderful person/activist/philanthropist, I wish you lots of positive energy and happiness.

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