Stars React to Jodie Foster’s Moving Golden Globes Speech

Truth rating: 10

By Shari Weiss


Jodie Foster’s emotional Golden Globes speech brought a strong reaction from her fellow stars in the ballroom, as well as those watching from home.

As Gossip Cop reported, the Cecil B. DeMille Award recipient officially confirmed that she is gay, spoke about her changing role in Hollywood, and lamented the lack of privacy for today’s celebrities.

RELATED – Jodie Foster Talks About Her Speech, Defending Kristen Stewart Backstage at Golden Globes

Many in the audience were seen crying, and many more took to Twitter to share their reaction to her speech.

See what some of the stars are saying here!

Rosie O’Donnell: “jodie foster – rather amazing speech”

Kathy Griffin: “I’m a big #JodieFoster fan, especially 2nite. Her speech tells LGBT youth: America has evolved, b proud of who u are!”

Emmy Rossum: “Jodie Foster is an inspiration. Incredible speaker. So moving.”

Jesse Tyler Ferguson: “Jodie Foster. You are perfection. I love you”

LeAnn Rimes: “Jodi Foster…. Wow, still crying”

Andy Cohen: “MAZEL JODIE!! Incredible”

Kelly Osbourne: “f**k yeah Jodie Foster your speech is amazing!!!”

Lena Dunham: “The highlights of my evening (aside from the obvious) were Bill Clinton and Jodie Foster. Also seeing Adele turns out to be like seeing G-d”

Ricky Gervais: “Jodie Foster’s a lesbian? No way. In other news: Elton John isn’t completely heterosexual either.”

Marlee Matlin: “Jodie Foster at the #GoldenGlobes. Pure Jodie, rightfully defending her privacy while doing it with brains and a smile. She is pure class.”

Chelsea Clinton: “Thank you #JodieFoster for your sharing your grace & grit over 47 yrs, and most of all tonight. #AnExample #GoldenGlobes”

Ricky Martin: “Jody Foster On your terms. Its your time! Not before nor after. Its when it feels right!”

Alan Cumming: “Aww Jodie foster, I would like to be your friend”

Kristin Chenoweth: “im bawling. Jodie foster killed me. Wonderful.”

Zach Braff: “Jodie Foster’s seizure/speech was moving.”

Ryan Murphy: “I love Jodie Foster so much.”

Melanie Griffith: “‘@katebosworth: “Normal is not something to aspire to, it’s something to get away from.” – Jodie Foster’. Awesome!”

Piers Morgan: “No idea what the hell Jodie Foster just did – but it was brilliant. #goldenglobes”

Richard Dreyfuss: “Jodie Foster is one of the most amazing actresses of all time. More than that she’s one of the most amazing people #goldenglobes”

Alyssa Milano: “Lena Dunham and Jodie Foster were the highlights for me at the #GoldenGlobes.”

Valerie Bertinelli: “I love Jodie Foster.”

Questlove: “…so Jodie Foster is single eh?”

Nina Garcia: “Great quote by Jodie Foster: ‘normal is not something to aspire’ great speech #goldenglobes”

Jose Conseco: “Wow Jodie Foster at goldenglobes makes me want to join the lesbians”

Patricia Heaton: “I just watched #JodieFoster’s Golden Globes speech, and now I have to get my makeup retouched as it’s running down my face! What class!”

Lacey Chabert: “Jodie Foster is truly a phenomenal talent. Well deserved!”

Kat Dennings: “KEEP SECRETS, Y’ALL #jodiefoster”

Gabrielle Union: “Loved Jodie Fosters speech…”

Mo Rocca: “I feel that the Jodie Foster-Mel Gibson friendship sends a powerful message: People are complicated. #WorkingThroughJodie”

What did you think of Foster’s speech?

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