After all the waiting and nervousness during the Awards, it must be an amazing feeling to know that you have finally won an Oscar…or for some people two! I can’t even begin to imagine, what it must feel like after you have given your acceptance speech and you are backstage in the press room, relieved that now your dream has come true.
Sunday night’s ceremony was filled with surprises, as The Hurt Locker took home the best picture prize and Mo’Nique walked away with her first statuette. Check out these pictures of many of the Oscar winners and presenters as they share that rare, intimate moment with their golden boy!
Best Actress winner Sandra Bullock is congratulated by her husband Jesse James
Best Supporting Actress winner Mo’nique poses backstage with Robin Williams during the 82nd Annual Academy Awards in Hollywood
Best Adapted Screenplay winner Geoffrey Fletcher (Precious) poses backstage with Jake Gyllenhaal and Rachel McAdams
Best Original Song winner Ryan Bingham poses with Amanda Seyfried
Best Sound Editing winner Paul N.J. Ottoson poses backstage with Anna Kendrick and Zac Efron
Best Actor Jeff Bridges poses backstage.
Best Director and Best Motion Picture winner Kathryn Bigelow for The Hurt Locker