Jennifer Coolidge gained her first Emmy on Monday night time and her acceptance speech was definitely worth the wait.
The “White Lotus” star gained for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie and graced the stage in a good inexperienced robe. The Television Academy played CeCe Peniston’s track “Finally” as she made her approach onto the stage, probably a joke that the 61-year-old lastly scored her first Emmy after years within the biz.
“Hey, hello, gosh,” the actress identified to many as “Stifler’s mother” mentioned in her notorious husky voice.
Her speech was typical for an award winner till she shared a behind-the-scenes tidbit with the viewers.
“I simply need to say I took a lavender bathtub at present proper earlier than the present and it made me swell up inside my gown and I’m having a tough time talking,” Coolidge shared to the group’s delight.
She thanked the present’s producers and others at HBO because the music began to play her off.
“Wait, it is a once-in-a-lifetime factor,” she protested to the viewers’s delight, thanking extra folks over the music.
“Wait, maintain on,” she begged because the music modified to the extra enjoyable, up-tempo tune “Hit the Road Jack,” to which she shimmied on the microphone earlier than lastly exiting the stage.
Twitter cherished it, too.
“Jennifer Coolidge deciding to dance when the #Emmys tried to play her off is a really excellent second,” one user wrote.
“Jennifer Coolidge spending the final 10 seconds of her speech saying ‘wait, maintain on’ after which dancing to ‘Hit the Road Jack’? Give it one other Emmy,” another advocated.
Last month, Coolidge told Variety that her position in “American Pie” earned her greater than only a paycheck.
“I acquired plenty of play at being a MILF and I acquired plenty of sexual motion from ‘American Pie,’” she mentioned. “There have been so many advantages to doing that film. I imply, there can be like 200 people who I’d by no means have slept with.”