made headlines by dropping f-bombs at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards Thursday, so whose turn was it Saturday night at the 20th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards?Sandra Bullock and Bradley Cooper
Rita Moreno, who accepted the Screen Actors Guild's Life Achievement Award, made sure the man sitting on that bleeping button earned his keep just 10 seconds into her speech. But the fun didn't stop there.
The actress, best known for playing Anita in "West Side Story," received a standing ovation as Morgan Freeman introduced her and she ran towards the stage looking killer in a low-cut dress and matching studded leather jacket. (Yes, a studded leather jacket.) And then there was dancing … and cursing … and flirting.
"It's early in the third act of my life," the 82-year-old declared. "Let me say this: Hi, Jeremy Renner."
She followed that little shout-out by singing a few stanzas of Frank Sinatra's "This Is All I Ask" … and then engaging another handsome actor.
"And finally, to quote my younger self, I leave you with this: Hi, Brad [Pitt]. No, that's not what I was going to say. I leave you with this: 'So let the music play,'" she sang. "'As long as there's a song to sing, then I will be, I will be younger than spring.'"
Rita Moreno hitting on Brad Pitt and Jeremy Renner may be my favorite thing that happened at the SAG Awards!— CarlaJean (@prchrzdtr) January 19, 2014
I also hope I'm as winded and smitten by younger men when I'm 82 as Rita Moreno is over Jeremy Renner and Brad Pitt— giselle (@giselle_dizon) January 19, 2014
Moreno wasn't the only early-in-the-third-act-er who made a splash Saturday night. Upon accepting her award for Outstanding Female Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for "Phil Spector," Helen Mirren, 68, noted, "I don't feel at all saggy. I feel quite perky actually after winning this, AFTRA all."
Emma Thompson, 54, who stole the show at the Golden Globe Awards last Sunday when she presented an award holding her shoes and a martini, presented an award again, but this time she entered dancing up a storm. And before she could get down to business, she had to comment on the jazzy music being her jam.
Emma Thompson is clearly the most fun person EVER. #SAGAWARDS— shonda rhimes (@shondarhimes) January 19, 2014
Can "The Emma Thompson" be the new dance of 2014? http://t.co/gzpQLz5wZs— Alexis McLaren (@alexismclaren) January 19, 2014
Meanwhile, the less "seasoned" Jared Leto and Lupita Nyong'o, who won in the Outstanding Supporting Actor categories, spoke eloquently about what their wins meant and, more importantly, they said some lovely things about their supportive families.
On the other hand, Matthew McConaughey, who won Outstanding Male Actor in a Lead Role for his turn in "Dallas Buyers Club," rambled on about Neptune – a point Outstanding Female Actor Cate Blanchett wasn't about to let him live down as she was rushed through her speech and joked she was on Mars.
Nice slap down by Cate Blanchett being told to hurry up. She cites McConaughey talking on and on about Neptune, etc. #SAGAwards— Omar Moore (@popcornreel) January 19, 2014
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