NY Post ‘PopWrap’ writer Jarett Wieselman made quite the accusation in a post today about Bill Paxton’s reaction to Michael C. Hall’s Best Actor win at last night’s Golden Globes.
One of The Golden Globes most memorable moments was Michael C. Hall‘s victory in the Best Actor, TV Series Drama category for his wonderful work on “Dexter.” Not only was this win long overdue, but the timing was even sweeter following last week’s admission that Michael’s been receiving treatment for Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
However, at least one person in the Shrine Auditorium might have felt that sympathy factored in to Michael’s win, his category rival, Bill Paxton. I’m no lip reader, but it looks suspiciously like the “Big Love” loser says something about “the cancer card” when the camera cuts to him during Michael’s walk to the podium.
This was one of the few moments I did catch live last night, and I did not notice any such comment being said. However, it does not surprise me in the least that someone’s wondering aloud in the newspaper if that’s what happened. The clip that accompanied the PopWrap piece was pulled down due to copyright infringement, so I can’t catch a second look, but do we have to even talk about this? If Bill Paxton really did say that, then why can’t we just let him be an asshole? It’s much more upsetting for Michael C. Hall to know that one of his peers said that about him than it is for us to know that we can trust the guy who plays Bill Hendrickson on TV.
UPDATE: If you want to check out the clip, here it is: