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The Affair Pulls Another Upset, As Ruth Wilson Wins The Golden Globe For Best Actress In A TV Drama!

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We knew affairs were upsetting, but DAYUM!

Ruth Wilson won the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a TV Drama for her work in Showtime's The Affair, marking yet another surprise honor for the freshman series!

She beat out Claire Danes in Homeland, Viola Davis in How to Get Away With Murder, Julianna Margulies in The Good Wife, and Robin Wright in House of Cards!

So we're guessing no one expected her to come away with the gold!

And if you aren't already watching The Affair? It might be time to cheat on your favorite show and give it a try!

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7 comments to “The Affair Pulls Another Upset, As Ruth Wilson Wins The Golden Globe For Best Actress In A TV Drama!”



  1. 1

    looooooooooove the show. Alison and hubby, Noah and wife are nuts. Love it

  2. April says – reply to this


    2

    Please tell me you are kidding
    Viola should have won her performances weekly were the best I have ever seen ever on TV she was cheated really
    I just do. It u deerstalker d at all this major oversight in recognition
    Anything to do with Ruth agreeing to all the nudity and exploitation? Something to think about.

  3. Mike says – reply to this


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    Ruth Wilson is a consummate actor and a master of her trade. Watch BBC's Luther where she plays a sociopath to perfection with Idris Elba or see her now on Broadway - she has a range of acting skills unlike any other.
    Salute' Ruth - glad to see you get some recognition and "break-out" It's just the beginning for you! Congratulations.

  4. Joey says – reply to this


    4

    Ruth Wilson is genius. She plays two personalities in the "he said - she said"
    The Affair.

  5. DaneGirl says – reply to this


    5

    I haven't watched her performance, but I loved her in Jane Eyre a few years back.

    However, receiving this award she comes off rather arrogant and entitled. On a night with so many great speeches hers stood out like a sore thumb. Sure, award shows are a bit silly, but would it kill her to show a little bit of humility?

  6. riri says – reply to this


    6

    ruth is great. I squeaked when she won. sooo deserved

  7. riri says – reply to this


    7

    Re: Mike
    come on don't be so bitter. love viola too but ruth is better. viola perfomance is strong. ruth is more more complex and layered and heartbeaking.
    not gonna comment on ”the nudity and exploitation” bit. clearly you haven't seen the show.