Jordan Peele calls Oscar win 'a dream'

Peele made Oscar history for "Get Out," and best supporting actress winner Allison Janney spoke out about her favorite Oscar moment.
4:15 | 03/05/18

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And we have the winners. They gave such great speeches. Everything we're talking about. And then, you know, they headed backstage. Who was waiting there for them, Lara Spencer. She's still there in Hollywood looking smashing. Good morning, Lara. Reporter: Good morning to you, robin. Wow, what a spesht night it was backstagings being right there to witness so many historymaking moments, from Jordan Peele to Allison Janney, taking home her first Oscar. We were their first stop the second they got off the stage. And the Oscar goes to -- Jordan Peele. "Get out." Reporter: With those words, Jordan Peele making history, becoming the first afrierican to win best original screen play for his much talked about thriller, "Get out." Can I tell you the craziest thing is getting up there and seeing just the sea of bafaces. Denzel Washington. Meryl Streep. Lupita. Daniel kaluuya. It's the most surreal thing. It's a dream. This means so much to me. I stopped writing this movie about 20 times because I thought it was impossible. Reporter: Did you really almost give up writing this? You wrote it? Put it down? Wrote it? Put it town? So many times. I walked away. It was the hardest thing I ever tried to do. It was such a risk. And I thought that there was so many ways it could go wrong. It did go wrong so many ways before I got T right. I kept at it. I kept trying to make the movie that I wished someone would make for me. Reporter: Oprah Winfrey treated at you today. Say that again? Reporter: Oprah Winfrey tweeted at you. That's what's up? Reporter: That's what's up. She did? Reporter: That's almost as good as that. Their neck and neck. Reporter: Also great. Allison Janney. Allison Janney. "I, Tonya." Reporter: Her first time ever attending the the oscars. She goes home with best supporting actress. I've enjoyed seeing you at every awards show in the winner's circle. Thank you. Reporter: What a year, what a film, what a moment? It is. It's unforgettable. I'll never forget every part of this day is emblazened in my mind. It's been -- yeah, I want to remember it. Lit have a little bit of this just to enhance it. But I want to remember. To my "I,tonya" family. The magnificent Margot Robbie. And bird who el vatd my work. Reporter: Did you write a speech? Oh, my gosh. The pages and pages of speeches I have win. Reporter: You have to save those. It's funny. All these brilliant writer friends of mine have given me ideas. I've stolen every single one of them. Reporter: Hello and congratulations to Frances. Have tee keel la. Rorter: And seconds after her best actress triumph, a fly-by by Frances mcdormand. All women want to say thank you. We know it's theater, don't we? Look around, ladies and gentlemen, because we all have stories to tell. That was the best moment. To make all the women stand up. It was special. One of my favorite moments of the night. Reporter: One other that might have -- This, yes, that is my ultimate favorite moment ever. Reporter: So you guys saw that moment. I had with Frances mcdormand, on top of the world, on her way to the parties. She must have gotten caught up in the excitement. For a moment, separated from her Oscar. She was spotted looking a bit emotional, upset outside the governor's ball because the Oscar got away from her. But her rep has confirmed to "Usa today" the leading lady and her golden friend were reunited and went on to enjoy celebratory in and out burgers. What else do you do to celebrate? And that tequila as she was passing by. Happy to know she was reunited with the oscars. Thank you, Lara. Much more coming up.

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