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Penelope's biggest fans—her family—showed their support by painting the letter P on their foreheads. "They had it for 10 hours," Penelope says. 

It hasn't even been a full 24 hours since she gave her acceptance speech, and Penelope says she thinks it will take a few days for reality to sink in. "Yesterday when they gave it to me, I had such an attack back there and I couldn't stop crying for 20 minutes," she says. 

Penelope says she got her first dose of reality this morning, when she saw her Oscar sitting just where she left it—in her bed, on the pillow beside her! "I looked and it was there! It's going to take a few days to really digest the whole thing."
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FROM: Oprah's After-Oscar Party 2009
Published on February 23, 2009

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