Angela Bassett Receives Honorary Oscar at 14th Governors Awards

American actress Angela Bassett, renowned for her iconic roles as Queen Ramonda in The Black Panther: Wakanda Forever and Tina Turner in What’s Love Got to Do With It, was honored with an Oscar at the 14th Annual Governors Awards in Los Angeles. The event, held at the Ray Dolby Ballroom, was a memorable occasion as Ms. Bassett was accompanied by her husband, Courtney B. Vance, and their 17-year-old twins, Slater Josiah and Bronwyn Golden Vance.

In an interview with Entertainment Tonight’s Denny Directo, the esteemed actress expressed her gratitude, acknowledging the decades of hard work and the unwavering support of her fans. She stated, "It’s been decades, right? Decades and decades, roles and roles, and blessings upon blessings. I’m getting chills now, but I felt the love all these years. I mean, they have prayed, they have fussed, they have written, they have had my back."

Furthermore, Academy President Janet Yang lauded Bassett's illustrious career, stating, "Across her decades-long career, Angela Bassett has continued to deliver transcendent performances that set new standards in acting." The honorary Oscar is a testament to Bassett's exceptional contributions to the film industry and her enduring impact on the art of acting.

This well-deserved recognition at the pinnacle of the film industry serves as a testament to Angela Bassett's remarkable talent and enduring legacy in cinema.

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