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Mark Ruffalo is nominated for an Academy Award for his role in 'The Kids Are All Right,' but thought it best to give his speech via Twitter in the off chance that he doesn't win.
"So just in case I don't win tonight and even if I did, the Academy forbids thanking people in your speech," he tweeted on Sunday afternoon. "I would like 2 selfishly use tweets."
The "twit-speech" reads in part: "Thank You Sunrise. My wife and my partner in crime and fun and hard times and joy and sadness in heartbreak and healing and dinners and kids. ... I must thank my dear fellow Actors. Especially the Glorious Julianne Moore. Any recognition must be shared with her. It was all in the dance. Annette [Bening], Mia [Wasikowska], Josh [Hutcherson], Thank you for making it so easy to react off you and live off your brilliant naturalistic performances. Honored. ... XO Mom and Dad, Thanks for telling me I would be okay if I left home and went to LA. Thanks for helping me when you couldn't afford it. Love U. ... Last but not least. The people who came out to see the movie and support it and talk about it and send your friends. You are being honored 2."
Ruffalo added, "I know I must be forgetting someone. IF I am I will amend my twit-speech. I would like to also shout out to all actors. 5000yr tradition!!"