Watch Boston native Allison Janney's Oscars acceptance speech

Before this morning's 11 a.m. PT table read, Mom star Anna Faris gave a speech while the entire cast and crew toasted Janney, this year's victor for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in I, Tonya.

Janney also recognized her "I, Tonya" family ("a cast and crew and bird that elevated my work"), as well as Neon and 30 West. "Good going girl, I'm proud of you".

As Janney returned to her seat in the Dolby Theater on Sunday, she was spotted planting a kiss on her golden hardware - her first Oscar in her more than three-decade career in entertainment.

Henry "Hal" Janney took his own life on February 14, 2011, after a battle with addiction and depression.

She threw them off again. "Every night when I would go on [stage, ] I'd look at my co-star, John Hickey, and go, 'There's no moisture in my mouth.' This is what happens when I get nervous. I'm happy to have the people at Mom to keep me going and keep me focused".

Earlier in the week, Janney said on "Jimmy Kimmel Live" that she had never been to the Oscars, even though she had been invited before. None of us thought it would go on - not because it wasn't brilliant but because it was about politics and who wants to watch a show about politics?

"I did not see this coming", she added. "I thought this is exactly the kind of humor that is flawless for this movie".

Janney previously opened up about her younger brother's struggles with drug and alcohol addiction, which inspired her to take the role of recovering addict Bonnie on the sitcom Mom.

"I am going right back to work", Janney told International Business Times and other outlets in the press interview room.

Janney beat out Mary J. Blige for "Mudbound", Lesley Manville for "Phantom Thread", Laurie Metcalf for "Lady Bird", and Octavia Spencer for "The Shape of Water".


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