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Hugh Grant makes Love Actually speech after London attack





Hugh Grant makes Love Actually speech after London attack Hugh Grant makes Love Actually speech after London attack

Fans have praised Love Actually's Red Nose Day special after Hugh Grant's character delivered a 'poignant' speech that touched many following this week's Westminster attacks.

Undertaking the role of Prime Minister in the much-loved classic, many have shared their heart-felt thoughts on social media commending his stirring words.

Although proving to be a hit across the board, it was the 56-year-old's speech as the one-off came to a close that rang true with the nation as he uttered the words 'good's going to win'.

Entering a press conference with his broken arm strapped, Hugh's character was fired a number of question including how he injured himself - dropping Drake's Hotline Bling into the mix.

Yet, it is the last question he is asked that proved most moving and defiant, tugging on the heartstrings of the nation in the devastating week that was in London.

One member of the press asks: 'When you came to power the first time you were very optimistic. You said the power of good would finally win that love was actually all around. 14 years later, do you still feel as upbeat?'  

Taking a pause, he began: 'Well, interesting obviously times have got harder and people are nervous and fearful. And it's not just in politics that things are tough, Usain Bolt has run his last Olympics, the Harry Potter films are finished, Piers Morgan is still alive.

'Good's going to win': It was the 56-year-old's speech as the one-off came to a close that rang true with the nation as he uttered the words 'good's going to win 'Good's going to win': It was the 56-year-old's speech as the one-off came to a close that rang true with the nation as he uttered the words 'good's going to win

'Good's going to win': It was the 56-year-old's speech as the one-off came to a close that rang true with the nation as he uttered the words 'good's going to win

Strength: Hugh's character was fired a number of question including how he injured himself - which he told with complete hilarity, dropping Drake's Hotline Bling into the mix while Martine's character Natalie looked on Strength: Hugh's character was fired a number of question including how he injured himself - which he told with complete hilarity, dropping Drake's Hotline Bling into the mix while Martine's character Natalie looked on
Strength: Hugh's character was fired a number of question including how he injured himself - which he told with complete hilarity, dropping Drake's Hotline Bling into the mix while Martine's character Natalie looked on Strength: Hugh's character was fired a number of question including how he injured himself - which he told with complete hilarity, dropping Drake's Hotline Bling into the mix while Martine's character Natalie looked on

Strength: Hugh's character was fired a number of question including how he injured himself - which he told with complete hilarity, dropping Drake's Hotline Bling into the mix while Martine's character Natalie looked on

Question time: Yet, it is the last question he is asked that proved most moving and defiant, tugging on the heartstrings of the nation in the devastating week that was in London Question time: Yet, it is the last question he is asked that proved most moving and defiant, tugging on the heartstrings of the nation in the devastating week that was in London

Question time: Yet, it is the last question he is asked that proved most moving and defiant, tugging on the heartstrings of the nation in the devastating week that was in London

'But let's look at the other side of the coin, Metallica's album is an absolute cracker and on a deeper level I'm optimistic wherever you see tragedy, you see bravery too. Wherever you see ordinary people in need, you see extraordinary people come to their aid. 

He added: 'Today is Red Nose Day and people who are giving their hard earned cash to people they'll never meet, who's pain and fear they'll never feel and want to fight. 

'So it's not romantic love that is all round, most people still everyday, everywhere have enough love in their hearts to help human beings in trouble. 

'Good's going to win, I'm actually sure of it'. 

Positive: One member of the press asked if he still felt as 'upbeat' about the future as he did in the past Positive: One member of the press asked if he still felt as 'upbeat' about the future as he did in the past

Positive: One member of the press asked if he still felt as 'upbeat' about the future as he did in the past

'Nervous and fearful': Taking a pause, he began: 'Well, interesting obviously times have got harder and people are nervous and fearful' 'Nervous and fearful': Taking a pause, he began: 'Well, interesting obviously times have got harder and people are nervous and fearful'
'Nervous and fearful': Taking a pause, he began: 'Well, interesting obviously times have got harder and people are nervous and fearful' 'Nervous and fearful': Taking a pause, he began: 'Well, interesting obviously times have got harder and people are nervous and fearful'

'Nervous and fearful': Taking a pause, he began: 'Well, interesting obviously times have got harder and people are nervous and fearful'

Support: He added: 'So it's not romantic love that is all round, most people still everyday, everywhere have enough love in their hearts to help human beings in trouble' Support: He added: 'So it's not romantic love that is all round, most people still everyday, everywhere have enough love in their hearts to help human beings in trouble'

Support: He added: 'So it's not romantic love that is all round, most people still everyday, everywhere have enough love in their hearts to help human beings in trouble'

'Sure of it': He finished his poignant speech by insisting: ''Good's going to win, I'm actually sure of it' 'Sure of it': He finished his poignant speech by insisting: ''Good's going to win, I'm actually sure of it'
'Sure of it': He finished his poignant speech by insisting: ''Good's going to win, I'm actually sure of it' 'Sure of it': He finished his poignant speech by insisting: ''Good's going to win, I'm actually sure of it'

'Sure of it': He finished his poignant speech by insisting: ''Good's going to win, I'm actually sure of it'

Upon uttering his final nine words, Twitter was set alight as many commended his words.

'The Love Actually speech was so fitting after this week #RedNoseDay,' one said. Before another added: 'Very appropriate PM speech from Hugh Grant.'

While one shared: '"Love Actually" skit for #RedNoseDay was brill. Poignant speech after the Westminster attack.' 

As an user echoed manys sentiments: 'That speech by Hugh Grant was great #RedNoseDay #loveactually'. 

Emotional: Upon uttering his final nine words, Twitter was set alight as many commented that his speech was exactly what people needed right now Emotional: Upon uttering his final nine words, Twitter was set alight as many commented that his speech was exactly what people needed right now

Emotional: Upon uttering his final nine words, Twitter was set alight as many commented that his speech was exactly what people needed right now

While many rushed to herald the speech, many jumped onto social media to congratulate everyone involved with the TV sequel.

A user posted: 'This is the most amazing thing I've ever seen @comicrelief #loveactually #RedNoseDay'. 

While one other wrote: '#RedNoseDay ok...love actually. Well done folks, well done'.

'Bawling my eyes out at Red Nose Day Actually, that was so worth the 14 year wait. Thank you', one added online.  

Thrilled: While many rushed to herald the speech, many jumped onto social media to congratulate everyone involved with the TV sequel Thrilled: While many rushed to herald the speech, many jumped onto social media to congratulate everyone involved with the TV sequel

Thrilled: While many rushed to herald the speech, many jumped onto social media to congratulate everyone involved with the TV sequel

Before one called for a full feature: 'Love Actually 2 is iconic. I want a full movie #RedNoseDay'. 

Earlier in the short sequel his character David was re-elected as Prime Minister and managed to showcase his infamous moves once more.

Although he shuffled across Number 10 to The Pointer Sisters eighties classic Jump in 2003, this time round he had a very modern makeover, showcasing his dad dancing to Drake's Hotline Bling.

While throwing some shapes around the halls, it all went suddenly wrong for the PM as he tumbled down the stairs, breaking his arm. 

Work it out: Elsewhere, Hugh Grant's character David has been re-elected as Prime Minister and managed to showcase his infamous moves once more Work it out: Elsewhere, Hugh Grant's character David has been re-elected as Prime Minister and managed to showcase his infamous moves once more

Work it out: Elsewhere, Hugh Grant's character David has been re-elected as Prime Minister and managed to showcase his infamous moves once more

Shuffle: Although he shuffled across Number 10 to The Pointer Sisters eighties classic Jump in 2003, this time round he had a very modern makeover, showcasing his dad dancing to Drake's Hotline Bling Shuffle: Although he shuffled across Number 10 to The Pointer Sisters eighties classic Jump in 2003, this time round he had a very modern makeover, showcasing his dad dancing to Drake's Hotline Bling
Shuffle: Although he shuffled across Number 10 to The Pointer Sisters eighties classic Jump in 2003, this time round he had a very modern makeover, showcasing his dad dancing to Drake's Hotline Bling Shuffle: Although he shuffled across Number 10 to The Pointer Sisters eighties classic Jump in 2003, this time round he had a very modern makeover, showcasing his dad dancing to Drake's Hotline Bling

Shuffle: Although he shuffled across Number 10 to The Pointer Sisters eighties classic Jump in 2003, this time round he had a very modern makeover, showcasing his dad dancing to Drake's Hotline Bling

Oh no! While throwing some shapes around the halls, it all went suddenly wrong for the PM as he tumbled down the stairs, breaking his arm  Oh no! While throwing some shapes around the halls, it all went suddenly wrong for the PM as he tumbled down the stairs, breaking his arm 

Oh no! While throwing some shapes around the halls, it all went suddenly wrong for the PM as he tumbled down the stairs, breaking his arm 

Taking a tumble: Hugh's character rolled down the stairs and broke his arm as he got caught up dancing Taking a tumble: Hugh's character rolled down the stairs and broke his arm as he got caught up dancing

Taking a tumble: Hugh's character rolled down the stairs and broke his arm as he got caught up dancing

As he searched for help, a knowing wife Natalie (Martine McCutcheon) emerged from a sitting room as he uttered: 'That really hurts, very undignified...oh Lord'.

Ribbing him as he hobbled towards her, she said: 'Let me guess, hotline bling again...'.

Directed by Richard Curtis, the short film was the most anticipated segment of the charity broadcast which caught up with a host of the film's characters over 13 years since the original.

Viewers learnt that Andrew Lincoln's character Mark is happily married to model Kate Moss, Colin Firth's Jamie has three children with former Portuguese waitress Aurelia with another on the way and that Liam Neeson's step-son in the film Sam is engaged to childhood sweetheart Joanna.

Help:As he searched for help, a knowing wife Natalie (Martine McCutcheon) emerged from a sitting room as he uttered: 'That really hurts, very undignified...oh Lord' Help:As he searched for help, a knowing wife Natalie (Martine McCutcheon) emerged from a sitting room as he uttered: 'That really hurts, very undignified...oh Lord'

Help:As he searched for help, a knowing wife Natalie (Martine McCutcheon) emerged from a sitting room as he uttered: 'That really hurts, very undignified...oh Lord'

Having fun: Ribbing him as he hobbled towards her, she said: 'Let me guess, hotline bling again...' Having fun: Ribbing him as he hobbled towards her, she said: 'Let me guess, hotline bling again...'

Having fun: Ribbing him as he hobbled towards her, she said: 'Let me guess, hotline bling again...'

 

 

 

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