Bullock sweeps People's Choice Awards

Published on NewsOK Modified: January 9, 2014 at 7:50 am •  Published: January 9, 2014
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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sandra Bullock reigned supreme at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards on Wednesday night, taking home four trophies as the evening's top winner.

The actress was named favorite movie actress, comedic actress, dramatic actress and shared the favorite movie duo award with "Gravity" co-star George Clooney. Bullock's buddy comedy, "The Heat," co-starring Melissa McCarthy, was awarded favorite comedic movie.

Fans deemed Ellen DeGeneres their favorite daytime TV host, making her the woman who has gained the most People's Choice Awards with a total of 14 trophies.

"As a young girl growing up in New Orleans, if anyone would have told me I was going to win 14 People's Choice Awards I...I mean 12, yes. 13, maybe. But 14?" joked DeGeneres, host of "The Ellen DeGeneres Show," who said that she wanted to make the show for everyone from old, young, black, white, guy and straight.

"Iron Man 3" scored three awards including favorite movie, action movie and the film's star, Robert Downey Jr., channeling Iron Man in his acceptance speech, received the favorite action movie star honor.

Justin Timberlake also nabbed three awards. Among them was the favorite album accolade for "The 20/20 Experience." In a sweet moment, he thanked his "beautiful wife," Jessica Biel, "for teaching me patience and the little things like just putting the dishes in the dishwasher. It goes a long way. Fellas, you're welcome."

Katy Perry, who was not at the show, scored the win for favorite video for the third year in a row, following up last year's award for "Part of Me" and 2012's honor for "Last Friday Night" with her hit "Roar" this year.

A pregnant Drew Barrymore, who joked that DeGeneres had called her fat backstage, presented her "Blended" co-star Adam Sandler with the comedic movie actor award.

After debuting her talk show "The Queen Latifah Show" in 2013, fans crowned Queen Latifah their favorite new talk show host.

Ian Somerhalder and Nina Dobrev, the stars of "The Vampire Diaries," earned the award for best on-screen chemistry at the People's Choice Awards. The duo, who had their round of breakups and makeups on-screen and off, joked about their coupledom.

"The good thing is chemistry," said Dobrev, with her arm around Somerhalder, who she is no long romantically attached to. They managed to make a would-be awkward moment entertaining by addressing their buzz-worthy pairing head-on.

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