Sam Rockwell Praises Co-Star Frances McDormand as 'A Force of Nature' in Golden Globes Acceptance Speech

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Sam Rockwell is spreading the love. 

The 49-year-old star nabbed the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Motion Picture at Sunday's Golden Globes, topping Christopher Plummer, Richard Jenkins, Armie Hammerand Willem Dafoefor the honor. The Three Billboard Outside Ebbing, Missouri actor kicked off his speech joking, "I'm a little excited. I may need this piece of paper. I may need some Immodium." 

After thanking co-star Woody Harrelson and the film's writer and director, Martin McDonagh, "for not being a dick," Rockwell turned his attention to the film's lead actress, Frances McDormand

"You're a badass. You're a force of nature," he gushed. "It was really fun to be your sparring partner and thanks for making me a better actor." 

He also praised his longtime love Leslie Bibb, who sweetly smooched him -- and then made sure to wipe her lipstick from his face -- before he took the stage.

"My hilarious and beautiful Leslie Bibb," he concluded the speech, "who makes me laugh when I take myself too seriously -- which happens a lot." 

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