Making a statement! Glenn Close dressed to impress at the 2019 Oscars as she showed up wearing a gorgeous gold gown weighing in at a whopping 42 pounds. Perhaps the stunning fashion statement carried so much weight considering the gown was adorned with over four million beads — so impressive!
It doesn’t come as much of a surprise, but the 71-year-old was up for an Academy Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in The Wife. Unfortunately, Glenn lost the category to The Favourite’s Olvia Colman. If Glenn were to have won, she would have had a total twinning moment with the Oscar award as she looked like the statuette in her eye-catching gold Carolina Herrera gown!
Besides being adorned with over four million beads, the stunning ensemble features a tuxedo-like bodice along with sleeves and a glittery cape. We are obsessed with this look on Glenn!
Prior to the start of the 91st annual awards show, the Fatal Attraction star first showed off her unique dress as she strutted her stuff down the Oscars red carpet. While getting called over for an interview with Ryan Seacrest, Glenn requested that her agent, Kevin Huvane, help walk her down the stairs as she wore the heavy and bedazzled gown. “Be careful coming down!” the red carpet host yelled out.
With awards season coming to an end following the completion of the Oscars, Glenn has been making waves, bringing home awards from the Golden Globes, the SAG Awards, the Independent Spirit Awards and the Critic’s Choice Awards.
Though her performances speak for themselves, this was Glenn’s seventh Academy Award nomination — which marks the beauty with the most nominations and no wins, a record she still holds onto. This past December, the 101 Dalmatians actress told People that she’d be over the moon to finally win, but she’d embrace holding the unique record if not.
“First of all, how thrilling that would be,” she gushed to the outlet. “I’ve survived in this business for what, 43 years? Then it becomes kind of great to never win in a way, I guess,” Glenn laughed. Plus, she’s not usually one to get her hopes up anyways. “I’m a pragmatic Yankee and I’ve forced myself to not believe in anything until it happens,” she said. “[The Wife] is a little independent film! No one wanted to make a movie called The Wife. Most of the money came from Europe.” Whether she takes home an award or not, Glenn is still a superstar!