Yet another Hollywood awards show went political over the weekend.
Actress Patricia Arquette used her acceptance speech during Sunday night’s Screen Actors Guild Awards to thank special counsel Robert Mueller for his work in investigating President Donald Trump.
Winning for the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Limited Series award, Arquette thanked her fellow actors and crew — and also Mueller and “everyone working to make sure that we have sovereignty for the United States of America.”
Arquette also thanked her family and called out the studios for not paying actors for their overtime work.
Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference and influence on the 2016 presidential election process has been going on for quite some time now — since May 2017 — and has not led to any charges against the president.
It recently resulted in the arrest of conservative commentator and strategist Roger Stone, who allegedly lied at one point while under oath.
Arquette won her SAG award for her work on the television miniseries “Escape at Dannemora.”
This is the not the first time the actress has resorted to political remarks while in the limelight. In 2015 at the Academy Awards, she did so while she was accepting the Best Actress Oscar for her work on “Boyhood.”
“To my heroes, volunteers and experts who have helped me bring ecological sanitation to the developing world with Givelove.org. To every woman who gave birth to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody’s equal rights,” she said at that event.
“It is our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America,” said Arquette.
Check out Patricia Arquette’s acceptance speech below: