Colin Firth thanks fans for Oscar win

The sheepish star admitted he was so excited he forgot to pay tribute in his speech

After an epic Oscar evening, Best Actor winner Colin Firth yesterday thanked fans for their support, admitting he was so excited on the night he completely forgot his speech.

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The sheepish star paid tribute to fans as he celebrated his win at the glittering Vanity Fair post-Oscar party, revealing he was thrilled to feel people ‘rooting for him’ at home.

Unfortunately, the Brit actor forgot that part of his acceptance speech, instead joking: ‘I have a feeling my career has just peaked.’

But Colin was determined to set records straight, and thank those who flocked to see him play monarch George VI in The King’s Speech.

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‘It meant a lot to me, that feeling of people rooting for me at home,’ Colin told the Sun of his Oscar win.

‘I actually wrote a speech and forgot it. And that was when it came to me, that support at home. I felt it – it was very important to me.’

WATCH Colin’s Oscar acceptance here…

Jubilant Colin and wife Livia started their celebrations with fellow Oscar winner Natalie Portman at the swanky Govenors Ball, before heading to Vanity Fair’s star-studded bash, and on to a private party.

Colin was King for the night,’ one onlooker revealed of the star. ‘He was absolutely buzzing and good for him. Everyone in Hollywood thought he deserved it.’

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