The Emmy Awards stunned viewers by apparently omitting Queen Elizabeth II from its “In Memoriam” section on Monday night time.
The loss of life of Queen Elizabeth, who handed away final week on the age of 96, result in an outpouring of grief and tributes from internationally. Followers anticipated a shout-out of the high-profile loss of life, particularly contemplating the recognition of Netflix’s “The Crown” present.
However followers took to social media to complain that the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards didn’t honor the queen throughout their “In Memoriam” ceremony.
“They forgot Queen Elizabeth #Emmys” one viewer said after the segment.
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“The in memoriam part didn’t characteristic Queen Elizabeth, even in any case she’s accomplished for Olivia Colman,” another viewer wrote.
A number of actors had been honored through the remembrance ceremony, which featured a efficiency by John Legend. Massive-name decedents included Anne Heche, Paul Sorvino, James Caan, Ray Liotta, and Sidney Poitier.
Comedians Bob Saget, Gilbert Gottfried and Betty White had been additionally honored.
Followers additionally reported that “Saturday Night time Dwell” comic Norm MacDonald was additionally omitted from the ceremony, together with “Grease” star Olivia Newton-John. Whereas neither had been included through the tv broadcast, each names appeared on the Emmy’s “In Memoriam” webpage.
A spokesperson for the Emmys instructed Fox Information Digital that Newton-John was featured within the Artistic Arts “In Memoriam” class that honors music and composers.
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“The Crown”, a historic drama concerning the lifetime of Queen Elizabeth II, has gained 10 Emmy Awards since 2017.
Its highly-acclaimed fourth season, that includes Olivia Colman as Queen Elizabeth and Gillian Anderson as Margaret Thatcher, gained Greatest Excellent Drama Sequence in 2021. The sequence additionally swept the drama class’s appearing awards for Excellent Lead Actress, Excellent Lead Actor, Excellent Supporting Actor and Excellent Supporting Actress.
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The interval drama didn’t obtain any nominations or wins this yr, as its fifth season has not been launched.