Stephen Hawking's Sweet Reaction to Eddie Redmayne's Oscar Win
On Sunday night, Eddie Redmayne won the Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role for portraying renowned physicist Stephen Hawking who lives with ALS in The Theory of Everything. Upon Redmayne's victory, Hawking released a sweet reaction to Redmayne's win on his official Facebook page.
Hawking's Facebook post upon hearing the news of Redmayne's victory:
Congratulations to Eddie Redmayne for winning an #Oscar for playing me in The Theory of Everything Movie. Well done Eddie, I'm very proud of you. -SH
During his acceptance speak, Redmayne also gave thanks to Hawking, his family, and all the people who live with ALS, Redmayne said, "This Oscar belongs to all of those people around the world battling ALS. It belongs to one exceptional family — Stephen, Jane and the Hawking children. I will be his custodian. I will be at his beck and call. I will wait on him hand and foot."
Redmayne has stated he will go on his much delayed honeymoon with his newly wed bride before returning to the UK and paying Hawking a visit, with the his Oscar.