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When Jennifer Coolidge took residence the Emmy for best supporting actress in a restricted or anthology sequence for her work on season one in every of “The White Lotus,” she had lots of people to thank. So when the producers began enjoying the cutoff music, she journeyed on together with her speech. And once they modified the music to one thing louder and extra upbeat, the actor simply laughed and danced. See the video forward of her hilarious second.
After her title was introduced, Coolidge hugged and kissed her “The White Lotus” costars earlier than strolling to the stage. “Hey, hello,” she instructed the group as soon as she reached the mic. “Thank you, gosh. What an evening. I simply need to say to my fellow nominees, simply to be in your organization is unimaginable,” she stated.
“I simply need to say, I took a lavender bathtub tonight, and it made me swell up in my costume,” she stated. “I’m having a tough time talking.” She laughed and continued, “I did not suppose this was going to occur. . . . Wait, wait, wait!” she stated earlier than taking out her record of individuals to thank. She began to learn the names when the music started.
“Hold on!” she stated. “This is a once-in-a-lifetime factor. I’m full, I’m full! Wait, wait wait! Hold on, wait!” She continued to learn names over the music. Then the track modified to one thing louder. “Wait, maintain on!” she stated earlier than deciding to dance to the tune as an alternative, met with cheers from the group. Then she lastly left the stage.
Coolidge performed Tanya McQuoid on season one in every of “The White Lotus,” which was set in Hawaii. She’s the one solid member who’s reprising her function for season two, which is about in Sicily and scheduled to air this October.
“The White Lotus” was nominated for 20 awards at this yr’s Emmys, and took residence 10, together with for
excellent restricted or anthology sequence. Coolidge’s costar Murray Bartlett additionally gained for greatest supporting actor in a restricted or anthology sequence.
In addition to returning to “White Lotus,” Coolidge can also be set to quickly reprise her function as Paulette in “Legally Blonde 3.”