Glenn Close’s Dog Was Her Date at the Film Independent Spirit Awards

The finest eye sweet. Glenn Close introduced her canine, Pip, as her date to the Film Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, February 23, and the pooch even joined her on stage when she gained for Best Female Lead.

The pair stole hearts on the blue carpet earlier than the award present in Santa Monica, however the white pup’s cuteness issue ramped proper up when Close was introduced as the winner for her efficiency in The Wife.

As the Golden Globe winner, 71, made her solution to the stage, she signaled for her well-trained companion to hitch her, and the pup obediently trotted up the stairs by her aspect.

“Hope you don’t mind that Pippy came up here with me,” Close instructed the viewers. “He’s my date.”

“I am so honored to be here,” she started earlier than wanting down at Pip, who gazed at her adoringly earlier than crossing behind her to face at her different aspect. “What’s better than that?” she added with a smile.

Glenn Close’s Dog Joins Her on Stage as She Wins Independent Spirit Award
Glenn Close accepts Best Female Lead for “The Wife” onstage throughout the 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards on February 23, 2019. Tommaso Boddi/Getty Images

Then as she continued her speech, Pip did a joyful roll on the stage. “I brought him up for this very reason,” Close stated as she laughed. “It’s called ‘in the moment.’”

“It’s really really ever about the work,” she continued. “No matter what you’re wearing, no matter what red carpet you walk on, no matter what people say to you — and it’s been extremely gratifying and humbling — the fact that we get together and we tell these stories that really make a difference in the world, that is what we do. And that is why I am so honored to be in this room with this particular group of people.”

Earlier in the night, Close talked about her Four-year-old Havanese.

“He’s the perfect date,” she stated, according to Vanity Fair. “He’s the most chill dog. I had to bring him. He makes me laugh. He’s a very intelligent little dog.”

But the actress, who’s nominated for an Oscar, stated he wouldn’t be accompanying her to the Academy Awards on Sunday, February 24. “It will be too much for him,” she defined.

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