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Allison Janney's special Oscar moment

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says it is an extraordinary feeling to see 'nominee' put in front of her name.

The has been nominated for an for the first time in the Best Supporting category for her role as Harding's mother LaVona Golden in biopic "I, Tonya".

"It's pretty extraordinary to hear that phrase in front of my name: 'nominee'. I'm having a special moment right now. It feels pretty exciting," quoted as saying.

The actress said that while she never got the chance to speak with the real LaVona Golden before filming, she found ways to connect with the character and make her a "well-rounded" human being.

said: "think was a little terrified that would have to meet this woman and somehow do an imitation of her or something. But I think not having that, I created her on my own, from (Steven Rogers) beautiful creation of her, and me doing my work as an by filling her up with her past life and whatever made me connect to her."

At the moment, Janney is looking forward to The award gala will be held on March 4 here and will beam live in on Star Movies and Star Movies Select HD on March 5.



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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:40 IST