We can only imagine there are many things running through your mind when you walk up to the stage, after being announced as an Oscar winner.
How has this happened?, I have to make a speech which millions of people will see, I hope I don't trip on my beautiful couture gown (no shade, Jennifer Lawrence) and I must remember to thank everyone who has got me to this point before the wrap up music starts to play and drown me out.
However, according to actor Emma Stone, her mind was preoccupied with just one thought as she arrived on stage to collect her 'Best Actress' Academy Award for La La Land in 2017, and that was about the presenter.
As the recipient of the 'Best Actor' Oscar the year before, Leonardo DiCaprio was on hand to give Stone her award, which the Cruella star struggled with given her huge childhood crush on the Revenant actor, she disclosed recently.
'Leonardo DiCaprio. That's what was going through my mind,' Stone told Sirius XM this week. 'I had seen Titanic seven and a half times in theatres, he was the love of my life. I had a picture of him that was signed that I had gotten for my birthday when I was 12 years old.
'And I was walking to Leo. I was like, "this is, officially, the most surreal moment of my life." I could not believe it.'
Stone continued, noting that having met DiCaprio now and again at various events over the years she reckons he might think she is 'a little weird' given how excitedly she greets him each time.
'He's very sweet though. But that was truly what was the craziest experience, the fact that it was him...' the actor explained, continuing to describe how she found the moment especially bizarre as she had grown up a dedicated fan of DiCaprio and his acting talent.
'It still feels like it didn't really occur because it was him that was there,' the 32-year-old laughed.
In fact, when accepting her award, the very first thing Stone said to the microphone was, 'Leo' while pointing at the actor who stood to her left.
Now, famous herself, Stone said she doesn't ascribe to turning 'real people into this other idea', but acknowledges that she falls into that trap - which is, essentially, being a fangirl - when she encounters DiCaprio.
'I am doing that to him and that's not really fair because he is, like, a real person and I'm sitting there like, "Hiiii Leo" like I'm still 12-years-old,' she joked. '... He's stuck in my head as Jack Dawson, he just always will be.'
Same, Emma. Same.
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