Last night, Quinta Brunson walked up to the Emmy stage to accept her award for Writing for a comedy series, and the award was presented to her by Jimmy Kimmel. When she delivered her acceptance speech, Jimmy positioned herself on the floor, which some people aren’t a huge fan of.
After her win, Quinta spoke to the media backstage, and when asked about the moment with Jimmy, she shared that she really didn’t mind his actions, despite his actions. what some people are saying.
“The bit doesn’t bother me that much, I don’t know what the Internet thinks, but I know him. Honestly, Jimmy gave me my first big late night venue and was one of the first to see Abbott. He on Instagram messaged me that he had seen this comedy and thought it was one of the best comedies of all time. He was so excited it was going to be on ABC, so I think in that moment I was really happy to have Jimmy on it. I consider him one of the funny godfathers, so I was very wrapped up in this moment.”
Quinta went on to share that she was going to be on his show on Wednesday and joked about possibly punching him in the face.
As previously reported, fans took to social media to share how sad they felt as they felt the moment was meant to be for Quinta but felt like Jimmy had left her. .
Back in July when the Emmy nominations were announced, Quinta Brunson made history by becoming the first Black woman to receive three Emmy nominations for comedy in the same year. She was nominated for Featured comedy series, Lead Actress in Comedyand Writing for a comedy series.
She “Abbott Elementary School“Co-star Sheryl Lee Ralph also won as she won the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, this is her first Emmy.
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