During her speech, the 50-year-old celebrated her fellow co-stars and nominees Reese Witherspoon and Laura Dern, along with Susan Sarandon and Jessica Lange, acknowledging that each of the actresses were over the age of 40 and still enjoying vital careers. "If you have a passion, if you have something you love, what an incredible gift", adding that she was "grateful that I found my calling".
Nicole Kidman accepts the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series award for Big Little Lies at 24th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards show. She played a wife and mother who struggles to tear herself away from a sexually and emotionally abusive relationship while still protecting her family and the life she's built for them. "I have been working since I was 14-years-old ... We have proven, and these actresses and so much more are proving that we are potent and powerful and viable", shared Kidman.
"I just beg that the industry stays behind us because our stories are finally being told", Kidman said.
She has also been a passionate advocate for women since playing a domestic violence survivor on Big Little Lies, kept it real about how progress is made in Hollywood. The issue remained central to the awards ceremony, hosted by Kristen Bell, with all the awards presented by women.
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"I don't know if this is a dream or not", Sandgren said in his on-court interview . The set went to a tiebreaker which Sandgren won 7-4 to lead by two sets to one.
With most of the women in the crowd wearing black once again, in solidarity of the #TimesUp movement, Kidman acknowledged why this award,"at this time in the industry, and for this role" was particularly meaningful.
Kidman was not the only one who called for change during Sunday's ceremony.
Skarsgard defeated four actors who have received multiple SAG Award nominations over their careers - Benedict Cumberbatch ('Sherlock: The Lying Detective'), Jeff Daniels ('Godless'), and De Niro ('The Wizard of Lies'), and Geoffrey Rush ('Genius').
Weinstein has denied all allegations of sexual assault and non-consensual sex.