That disappointment quickly disappeared moments later when he was nominated for Best Actor for his role in Hustle & Flow. "I turned into a schoolgirl," he says. "I started crying. I didn't expect to be that happy. I thought if it happened I would be cool, but you just don't think that everything will amount to something."
Terrence says he doesn't plan to write a speech in advance in case he wins. "You've got a minute and a half up there at the most," he says. "If God has led me to that moment, I would like for the God in me to speak. And whatever happens, happens."