Read Darren Criss' heartfelt post for his mom.
Filipino-American actor Darren Criss is not over attributing his success in the recent Golden Globes Awards to his Cebuana mother. The Hollywood star wrote a tribute for his mom on Instagram on Saturday, January 12 (PH time), and posted the moment he shared with her a day after he was hailed Best Actor in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television.
On his Instagram page, Darren wrote, "Morning after Golden Globes celebration was full of Filipino treats including this fun spritely lady with me ... 'who dreamed of coming to this country and getting invited to glamorous parties like this...' Well Mom, I’m glad you made it."
Darren is the first Filipino-American to win a Golden Globe award. In his acceptance speech, the actor highlighted the essence of representation and went on to dedicate his victory to his Filipina mom.
“This has been a marvelous year for representation in Hollywood, and I am so enormously proud to be a teeny tiny part of that as the son of a firecracker Filipino woman from Cebu that dreamed of coming into this country and getting to be invited to cool parties like this. Mom, I know you're watching this.
love you dearly. I dedicate this to you. This is totally awesome,” he said.
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