Emma Stone's home state is super psyched about her win. Stone won the Oscar for Best Actress for her role as a struggling actress, and Tucson's local news played clips of her days as a struggling actress at the age of 11.
Stone hails from Scottsdale, and Arizona is proud of their hometown hero. Covering her win, KGUN9 spoke with Bobb Cooper, the artistic director of Valley Youth Theatre, who worked with Stone on 20 shows in four years and gave her her first dramatic role.
Cooper was verklempt to see Stone discuss him fondly with Vanity Fair. He discussed what the superstar was like as a kid—"a pain in the buns." And now she's an Oscar-winning Hollywood actress.
Here's to the ones who dream.