Whoopi Goldberg got on her bus and traveled from New York City to Hollywood to help present the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress and celebrate each of the five nominees. Goldberg celebrated Amy Adams and her role as a nun in Doubt. Here was what she said about Adams.
"It's not easy being a nun. Take it from one that has been there and back. First of all your face never looks thin. You never get to wear pants, and your love interest is always off screen. In spite of this Amy Adams showed us how a woman, very new to the veil, could summon up the courage she didn't know she had and place herself in the middle of the deeply troubling moral mystery. She was compelling and moving, without a doubt. Bless you Amy."
What did you think of the Academy Awards having previous winners help celebrate each of the nominees? Watching it I couldn't help but think that presenting the award this way and saying something about each of the nominees actually made "it's an honor just to be nominated" much less of a cliche.