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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Brendan Fraser brought to tears by Critics Choice Awards win

The star won the prize for his portrayal of a depressed morbidly obese estranged dad in The Whale - a performance that has been hailed as an incredible comeback after years in the Hollywood wilderness. After he was announced as the winner, Brendan burst into tears, hugged and kissed his girlfriend, Jeanne Moore, and also embraced the film's writer Samuel D. Hunter and co-star Sadie Sink. Explaining why the victory meant so much to him, Brendan said: "This movie, The Whale, it's about love, redemption..."