Isla Fisher Pokes Fun at Donald Trump in Hilarious AACTAs Speech

Isla Fisher proved she's one of Australia's best comedic talents with hilarious AACTA Awards acceptance speech.

Upon accepting the Trailblazer Award at the AACTAs, Isla Fisher, tore the roof off with a speech poking fun at Donald Trump.

"I do need to thank Trump," she said. "I don’t think I’d be here if it weren’t for him showing the world that unqualified orange people can win things."

She also made light of her likeness to fellow flame-haired actress Amy Adams, by claiming there's a lack of roles for "gingers" because Amy "took them all". 

Isla, who started her acting career on Aussie soap Home and Away, has starred in international hits like The Great Gatsby, Wedding Crashers and Confessions of a Shopaholic.

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The Trailblazer Award is given to inspiring members of the Australian film industry.

Upon accepting the award from fellow Aussie export, Geoffrey Rush, Isla was excited to receive the gong.

"“There’s no question that this is the pinnacle of my career so far and a complete honour to come home and be supported. It feels incredible," she said.

"I really have to thank my fellow actors, Nicole Kidman, Naomi Watts, Margot Robbie and Toni Collette - all of whom were no doubt offered this award first and they couldn’t make it here tonight so, yay!” 

Isla brought her partner, Sacha Baron Cohen, to the event, along with her mother. 

“From a young age my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in this life, that your word is your bond, you say what you want to do and you keep your promises, that you treat people with respect,” Isla said in earnest before admitting she stole the quote from Michelle Obama.

"I figured if Melania Trump can use them and have success, I should try!"

Isla also touched on roles for women in Hollywood, expressing gratitude for her breakthrough role in Wedding Crashers.

"When I first came to Hollywood, I really wanted to get into the world of comedy but all of the roles I read, the women (characters) would roll their eyes and the men would do funny, crazy stuff," she lamented.

"I waited and waited and I was fortunate to be cast in Wedding Crashers - playing a bipolar nymphomaniac. But yes, women are funny. People want to go see women stories."

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