Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer praised for symbolic red carpet looks at Golden Globes

‘Black and white, good and evil, total opposites… brilliant’

Sabrina Barr
Monday 07 January 2019 13:00
Golden Globes 2019: Sandra Oh on verge of tears as she thanks parents after winning Best Supporting Actress for Killing Eve

Golden Globes co-host Sandra Oh and her on-screen nemesis Jodie Comer have received a lot of praise for their red carpet looks, which some have described as being symbolic of their characters in Killing Eve.

This year’s Golden Globes saw scores of high-profile celebrities don their most bedazzling ensembles for one of the biggest nights in Hollywood.

While they may appear at odds in the critically acclaimed Killing Eve, Oh and Comer were all smiles as they posed alongside each other for photographers on the red carpet.

Oh was a picture of elegance in a floor-length white Versace gown, while Comer took a gothic turn in a black ruffled Ralph and Russo dress.

Some have speculated that Oh and Comer’s ensembles were directly inspired by their “good” and “bad” roles in the BBC thriller, in which Oh plays a savvy MI5 agent and Comer portrays a highly skilled assassin.


“I really enjoyed #KillingEve, but Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer killed it at #GoldenGlobes2019,” another person commented.

“Black and white, good and evil, total opposites… brilliant.”

Others pointed out the evident fondness between Oh and Comer, who'll be reprising their roles in Killing Eve when the second season airs this year.

"Find someone who looks at you the way Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer look at each other #goldenglobes," a fan of the pair tweeted.

"The #GoldenGlobes just started and we've already been blessed with the night's best moment," another person remarked.

In addition to hosting the award ceremony alongside Brooklyn Nine-Nine star Andy Samberg, Oh also made history as the first woman of Asian descent in almost 40 years to win the accolade of best leading actress in a television drama.

Oh gave an emotional speech when accepting the award, during which she touchingly thanked her parents in Korean for all the support they've given her throughout her career.

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"Mostly, there are two people here tonight that I am so grateful that they are here with me. I'd like to thank my mother, my father," she said, before adding; “엄마! 아빠! 사랑해요”, which translates to “I love you, mom and dad” according to Vulture.

Oh then bowed to her parents as a sign of respect, a gesture that they then returned to her from the audience.

This year's Golden Globes featured several significant feminist moments, from Glenn Close's acceptance speech to the Time's Up bracelets worn by many of the attendees.

Click here to read all about them, and click here for a full list of all of the night's winners.

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