As a Southern belle growing up in Nashville, Tennessee, Reese says she never dreamed that she'd win an Oscar®. After celebrating until 3 a.m. on Oscar night, she says reality began to sink in when her head finally hit the pillow.
"[Winning] felt surreal to me," Reese says. "It was just nice to have a moment and just go, 'Wait, I've done something. I actually made a good movie.'"
OWN: The Oprah Winfrey Network acquires the Academy Award-nominated box office hit Precious from Lionsgate. The movie has grossed more than $45 million at North American box offices and earned six Academy Award nominations.