With awards for Mike White (Succession), Zendaya (Euphoria), and Jennifer Coolidge (White Lotus), among others, HBO scored the night’s biggest victories at the Emmys Awards 2022.
The 74th prime-time Emmys Awards 2022 were a return to form for the show with surprises snubs and songs. The most prestigious awards were held live on September 12, 2022, and were preceded by the 74th Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards on September 3 and 4, at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California. From the Aussie actor, Murray Barlett winning his first Emmy to Lizzo standing up for big girls and spreading the positivity we all hope for, the Emmy Awards 2022 were quite an affair.
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Here are some highlights from last night!
Lizzo won for her Amazon Prime Video series, Watch Out for the Big Grrrls. She said, “When I was a little girl all I wanted to see was me in the media, someone fat like me, black like me, and beautiful like me. If I could go back and tell little Liz something I’d be like you going to see that person but bitch the person is going to have to be you”. Her speech made us all emotional.
Genz icon Zendaya beat Sandra Oh and Reese Witherspoon for Lead Actress and while giving a speech she mentions her character Rue, and to anyone who feels like Rue, she is proud of their stories and carries them with her and with her character.
HBO’s Epic drama Succession swept off pre-season with 25 nominations but took home only a handful for writing, supporting actor, and the big one: Outstanding drama.
Sherley Lee Ralph sang ‘Oh I am an Endangered Species’ as she accepted her award for Best Supporting Actress in a comedy series.
Australian actor, Murray Bartlett won his first Emmy for his hilarious turn in The White Lotus which took home a stash of awards including the Best Limited Series.
Jennifer Coolidge gave a hilarious acceptance speech as the Emmy Awards were trying to cut off her time, she even did a little dance while concluding her speech.
Squid Game’s Lee Jung-Jae becomes the first Asian to win The Best Drama Actor.
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