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Four H'wood celebrities who powered through awards-show play-off music

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"Lower the music, it's taken 25 years. Give me a minute," said Guillermo Del Toro, after winning his first ever for Best Director at this year's star-studded ceremony.

He totally admonished the orchestra for trying to cut short his acceptance speech. But, if you thought that he was the only celebrity to power through the awards-show play-off music, then you are wrong.

Here are four Hollywood stars, who 'shut' the music which was ruining a fairytale moment in their career:

1) (2017 Tony Awards)

Why would someone, who's career spans over 50 years in the industry would want the crappy music to ruin her first ever Bette Midler, who won her first for acting in 2017, she said, "Shut that crap off!" when the music starting playing during her speech.

The music could not stop her from continuing the speech and went on to continue her speech for more than four minutes.

2) Cuba Gooding Jr. (1997)

Cuba Gooding Jr. knew that the music is surely going to play a spoilsport in such a joyous moment in his professional life, so he started his acceptance speech by saying, "I know I have a little bit of time, so I'm going to rush and say everybody and you can cut away and I won't be mad at you."

Despite the loud music, the actor, who won the Best Supporting for his role in 'Jerry Maguire,' continued to shout "thanks" and in all excitement declared that he loves all the cast members of the movie, to which stars like and stood up and applauded.

3) (2003)

just not made his moment memorable by bestowing a kiss on presenter while accepting his Best award for his acting in 'The Pianist', but Brody also powered through the music to end his acceptance speech.

He said, "One second, please.

One second. Cut it out. I got one shot at this. I didn't say more than five names, I don't think."

In the end, the 'Predators' star got a second standing ovation for his words.

4) (2003)

In what is considered to be one of the memorable speeches in the history, Michael Moore, who won for 'Best Documentary (Feature)' in 2003, just ignored every rule that has been mentioned in the books of 'The Academy' and delivered an 'Anti-Bush' speech by calling him a "fictitious president" who sent "us to war for fictitious reasons."

Despite the blaring music and boos from the audience he continued his speech and said, "Shame on you, Mr.

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 16:15 IST
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