Ke Huy Quan crashes ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live!’ after Oscars wins
Newly minted Oscar winner Ke Huy Quan was nonetheless reeling from his large evening when he crashed the newest episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” on Monday.
Kimmel was in the midst of taping his post-Oscars monologue when a euphoric Quan stunned him by wandering into the studio together with his gold statuette in hand. The late-night and Oscars host feigned shock because the “Everything Everywhere All at Once” star joined him onstage, whereas Quan pretended(?) he hadn’t slept since he received the award for supporting actor and the movie garnered greatest image the night earlier than.
“Thank you! Thank you!” Quan mentioned, blowing kisses to the adoring studio viewers and proudly hoisting his Oscar within the air.
When Kimmel welcomed him to the present and requested him what he was doing there, Quan — sporting elements of his Oscars tuxedo — acted confused and replied, “I’m looking for my car.”
“Wait, are you still up from the Oscars last night?” Kimmel mentioned, persevering with the bit.
“Aren’t you?” Quan mentioned, eliciting laughs from the group.
Asked if he was drained, the actor added, “I will never go to sleep, Jimmy. I can’t let the best day of my life end! … Also, I was out all night with Cocaine Bear, so I’m wired.”
Throughout the 2022-23 awards season, Quan warmed hearts by delivering highly effective, emotional acceptance speeches about his difficult Hollywood journey and posting selfies together with his appearing heroes on social media.
“Wait, I almost forgot,” Quan mentioned earlier than exiting Monday’s present. “Can I get one more selfie for this awards season?”
“Of course,” Kimmel mentioned. “Why not?”
The studio viewers gave Quan a standing ovation as he cheered and bounced his manner off the “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” stage.
On Sunday, Quan acquired the supporting actor prize for his work in “Everything Everywhere All at Once,” which additionally collected the awards for lead actress (Michelle Yeoh), supporting actress (Jamie Lee Curtis), modifying, directing, authentic screenplay and greatest image. During the ABC telecast, a tearful Quan paid tribute to his mother and reunited onstage together with his “Indiana Jones” co-star Harrison Ford — who offered the Oscar for greatest image almost 40 years after Quan made his big-screen debut as a toddler in “The Temple of Doom.”
“They say stories like this only happen in the movies,” Quan mentioned whereas accepting the award for supporting actor.
“I cannot believe it’s happening to me. This is the American dream. … Dreams are something you have to believe in. I almost gave up on mine. To all of you out there: Please keep your dreams alive.”