Meryl Streep was wrong about one thing in her deeply-felt Academy Awards acceptance speech Sunday night. "When they called my name," she began, "I had this feeling I could hear half of America going, 'Oh no! Oh come on, why her? Again?" But I doubt that was true. Anyone who saw her performance in "The Iron Lady" would agree that Streep deserved her Best Actress Oscar. In fact, Streep, our best movie actress, probably deserved an Oscar most of the times she has been nominated in the past and walked away empty-handed.
But what was most intriguing about her speech was how right she was about what had helped make her so successful. She began by thanking her husband Don Gummer."When you thank your husband at the end of the speech, they play him out with the music. And I want him to know what I most value in our lives, you've given me."
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