Roger Ebert and Amy Poehler Give Short and Sweet Acceptance Speeches at Webby Awards

Some of the biggest stars from film and TV have jumped on the internet bandwagon and gone viral. The clickable film critic Roger Ebert and some other familiar faces were honored at the 14th annual Webby Awards in New York City.

Named Person of the Year, Roger's wife Chaz spoke to ET on behalf of her honoree husband, who lost the voice that earned him fame. "Roger thinks that winning a Webby is like one of the coolest things that could happen, so he is absolutely over the moon," she said. "It's really special because, as you know, his internet presence has increased I would say exponentially in the last few years."

Expectant mom Amy Poehler was crowned Best Actress for her web series, "Smart Girls at the Party." She described Roger as "a terrific writer and a smart, honest man."

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