Simply earlier than successful his first Golden Globe for his portrayal of rock n’ roll icon Elvis Presley, Elvis star Austin Butler, 31, despatched some optimistic vibes to Euphoria actor Jacob Elordi, 25, on Jan. 10. Whereas on the pink carpet for the eightieth annual Golden Globe Awards on Tuesday evening, Selection (watch VIDEO HERE) requested Austin if he had “any recommendation” for Jacob, who is ready to painting Elvin within the upcoming biopic, Priscilla. In response, the Hollywood hunk stored it pleasant together with his girlfriend, Kaia Gerber‘s ex. “I simply want him all the perfect,” the 31-year-old started. “We haven’t spoken, however I hope he has a good time.”
Austin’s phrases to Jacob are attention-grabbing, to say the least, because the Anaheim, CA native has been courting the Australian actor’s ex since Dec. 2021. The 21-year-old mannequin and her beau had been lately noticed on trip in Mexico collectively over the Christmas and New Yr’s holidays. And a supply near the brunette magnificence instructed HollywoodLife on Jan. 5, that Kaia sees a future with him. “Kaia was so excited to ring within the new 12 months with Austin. She loves spending time with him and positively sees long-term potential with him,” the insider mentioned on the time.
The type phrases of encouragement for the 25-year-old up-and-coming actor come simply hours earlier than Austin took house the award for Finest Actor in a Movement Image – Drama on Tuesday. Not solely was this award his first Golden Globe nomination, however it’s additionally The Carrie Diaries alum’s first win. “Oh, man, all my phrases are leaving me. I simply am so grateful proper now. I’m on this room stuffed with my heroes,” Austin mentioned in the beginning of his acceptance speech. He additionally gave Bullet Practice star Brad Pitt a shoutout together with director Quentin Tarantino. “I owe this to a daring, visionary filmmaker who allowed me the expertise to take dangers and I at all times knew I might be supported. I really like you, Baz Luhrmann,” the proficient film star continued.
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In direction of the top of his speech, Austin additionally made positive to thank a few of his co-stars, together with the legendary Tom Hanks, 66. “Thanks for believing in me in these moments that I didn’t even imagine in myself. I’m so grateful to you. I additionally need to thank my dance accomplice, the best dance accomplice I might have ever hoped for, Mr. Tom Hanks,” Austin famous. Simply earlier than he thanked the Presley household and the producers, the winner gave a shoutout to three-time Golden Globe winner Denzel Washington, 68.
“I gotta thank Denzel Washington,” he mentioned. “Denzel thanks in your kindness, thanks in your generosity in championing me while you didn’t must.” Austin and Denzel starred alongside one another within the 2018 Broadway play The Iceman Cometh. The 68-year-old notably really useful the younger actor for the function of Elvis to the movie’s director, Baz, per Variety. Throughout his closing statements, Austin expressed his gratitude for Priscilla Presley, 77, and Lisa Marie Presley, 54, for opening their “hearts, recollections, and houses” to him.
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