Emma Stone Left Home At 14, Wins Best Actress For 'La La Land'

Emma Stone sang and danced her way to received a best-actress Oscar for "La La Land," inspiring the struggling actress before with roots in the community hall to the heights of Hollywood. Stone's success on Sunday night was the sixth Oscar received by the musical set against a Los Angeles milieu. It had a leading fourteen nominations.

She showed an aspiring actress forced to endure the humiliations of failed auditions and working in a studio cafe before getting a prod from a careworn jazz pianist played by Ryan Gosling.Stone experienced similar things in her own career that began in her hometown of Scottsdale, Arizona. She was a dropped out in high school and gave her parents a PowerPoint presentation to persuade them to let her transfer to Los Angeles to follow her dream to be an actress.

2010 Comedy Movie "Easy A" Was Her Breakthrough Film

With an inner fire, she endured starts and stops before backbreaking in 2010 with the teen comedy "Easy A." "I realize a moment like this is a huge confluence of luck and opportunity," Stone told the audience. It is the 28-year-old actress' first Oscar. She was voted in the supporting category three years ago for "Birdman."

"I still have a lot of growing and learning and work to do," Stone said. "This guy is a really beautiful symbol to continue on that journey."

Stone recalls herself coming back before a live audience moments later when Warren Beatty announced: "La La Land" won the best picture. Except it was a 2 ½ minutes mistake until "Moonlight" was announced as the real winner.

Stone Was Shocked After The Revelation

"Is that the scariest Oscar moment of all time?" Stone gaped backstage. "I was still in such a noisy train backstage that I was on another planet already. It's an unbelievable outcome, but a very strange happening for Oscar history."

Stone said she was holding her winning envelope offstage when the Best Picture flub befell. But she didn't mind that her movie lost out on the night's biggest award. "I love 'Moonlight," she said.

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