Aaron Sorkin Repeats Himself

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It must be hard, even for a brilliant writer, to come up with new speeches when you're winning as many awards as Aaron Sorkin is these days. But within the space of 48 hours, Sorkin gave two remarkably similar shout-outs to Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. First, Friday night at the Critics' Choice Movie Awards:

"Seven years ago last Tuesday, Mark Zuckerberg registered the domain name thefacebook.com and I am sure this movie is exactly what he had in mind when he did. So Mark if you’re watching, I wanted to tell you that Rooney Mara’s character was wrong, he grew up to be an extraordinary leader, visionary and altruist and we all owe you a debt of gratitude."

Then, Sunday night at the Golden Globes:

"I wanted to say to Mark Zuckerberg tonight, if you're watching, Rooney Mara's character makes a prediction at the beginning of the movie. She was wrong. You turned out to be a great entrepreneur, a visionary, and an incredible altruist."