Twitter Can’t Stop Celebrating Brendan Fraser After The Whale Actor Accepts TIFF Tribute Award

ytsfreeSeptember 12, 2022

The Brenaissance continues, as Brendan Fraser is bowling audiences over with his performance in Darren Aronofsky’s The Whale, which is making the rounds on the festival circuit. The Fraser’s 24 movie is being lauded by festival-goers and was generating Oscar buzz even ahead of its premiere. But it’s Fraser’s personal triumph that fans seem to be connecting with most. After the actor was brought to tears during a six-minute standing ovation at The Whale’s premiere at the Venice Film Festival, he got emotional all over again when he accepted the TIFF Tribute Award ahead on September 11.

Brendan Fraser seems to be in the midst of a comeback, after reportedly being blacklisted for years after he came forward with sexual assault allegations against a member of the Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Following another long standing ovation for Fraser at the Toronto International Film Festival, fans continued to throw their support behind the actor, with many, like this Twitter user, saying Fraser gives them hope: 

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