“It was such a special project and truly an honor. I’m so happy the director [Simon Curtis] didn’t let me say no to the role,” said Williams.
During her acceptance speech, Michelle reflected on playing the Hollywood legend.
“It seems to me that all that Marilyn ever wanted was to be taken seriously as an actress. She studied, she trained harder than me, and she never got the recognition that she deserved and craved,” Michelle said. “I feel very lucky tonight to experience some of that.”