In our recent chat with the multi-award winner (watch below), Aduba revealed to us that the transition from guest to supporting wasn’t hard for her from season one to two but seeing what “Crazy Eyes” would be going through was: “That was a hard exercise as an actor. This was an exercise in standing by a choice that I would never choose. But I have to take my own judgments and my own thoughts about the matter and shelve them and I have to put them over here and I have to exist from a place of hope.”
With the Globes and Screen Actors Guild nominations on the way, Aduba told us that not even her recent Emmy win back in August has made her an “awards pro” yet: “It’s still a surprise. Like is this really happening? I think they said my name. Maybe there’s another Uzo? I just feel humbled and grateful by the whole thing.”
Having just wrapped the third season of the hit Netflix series, Aduba wouldn’t give us any major spoilers – not that we’d want to be spoiled – but she did offer this ominous tidbit: “I realized ‘Oh my gosh’ there is a greater story that she [creator Jenji Kohan] has been meaning to tell since the beginning.”
Do you think Aduba will earn a Golden Globe nomination and victory for Best TV Supporting Actress? Click here to enter your own predictions for this category and all of the Golden Globe top races, or use our easy drag-and-drop menu at the bottom of this post to get started.
Your predictions determine our racetrack odds and you can keep editing them right up until the day Globe nominations are announced. You score points are based on how accurately you predict the nominees (you get more points if you correctly predict a long-shot candidate before anyone else does), and if you’re one of our most accurate predictors, you’ll be included next year among our elite Top 24 Users and have even greater influence over our odds.