Final night time, Quinta Brunson walked on the Emmy stage to just accept her award for Writing for A Comedy Collection, and the award was introduced to her by Jimmy Kimmel. As she delivered her acceptance speech Jimmy positioned himself on the ground, which some of us weren’t an enormous fan of.
After her win, Quinta talked to the media backstage, and when requested concerning the second with Jimmy, she shared that she truly wasn’t bothered by his actions, regardless of what some of us had been saying.
“The bit didn’t trouble me that a lot, I don’t know what the Web thinks, however I do know him. Truthfully, Jimmy gave me my first huge late-night spot and was one of many first individuals to see Abbott. He Instagram messaged me that he noticed this comedy and thought it was one of many biggest comedies of all time. He was so excited it was going to be on ABC, so I believe in that second I used to be simply actually completely happy that it was Jimmy up there. I type of take into account him one of many comedy godfathers, so I used to be wrapped up within the second.”
Quinta continued to share that she’ll be on his present on Wednesday and joked about probably punching him within the face.
As beforehand reported, followers took to social media to share how upset they had been as a result of they felt just like the second ought to have been about Quinta however felt like Jimmy took that second away from her.
Again in July when the Emmy nominations had been introduced, Quinta Brunson made historical past by turning into the primary Black girl to obtain three comedy Emmy nominations throughout the similar yr. She was nominated for Excellent Comedy Collection, Lead Actress in a Comedy, and Writing for a Comedy Collection.
Her “Abbott Elementary” co-star Sheryl Lee Ralph additionally walked away a winner as she received the award for Excellent Supporting Actress in a Comedy Collection, which is her first ever Emmy award.
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