After drawing ire from social media customers following an ill-timed and poorly deliberate comedic bit throughout Monday evening’s Emmy Awards, throughout which Abbot Elementary‘s Quinta Brunson was compelled to step over an motionless Jimmy Kimmel as she accepted her award for Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, the multi-hyphenate comic crashed the late-night host’s opening monologue Wednesday in hopes of a redo.
The actress and author — who additionally serves because the hit comedy sequence’ creator — walked onstage close to the conclusion of the comic’s opening bit, to vital applause from the viewers. After sauntering as much as Kimmel, who supplied a couple of strains of feigned shock, Brunson acquired right down to enterprise and defined she was wanting for a second likelihood at reclaiming her second within the highlight.
“You understand how while you win an Emmy, you may have have 45 seconds to do an acceptance speech, which is, like, not that a lot time?” Brunson requested. “And then, somebody does like — you get much less time as a result of somebody does a dumb comedy bit that goes on a bit too lengthy?” Sheepishly, Kimmel acknowledged the slight earlier than permitting Brunson to proceed. “I used to be questioning — or, extra, demanding — if I may have a pair additional minutes to thank, you realize, a few additional folks I didn’t get to thank on Monday evening,” she stated.
As Kimmel (rightfully!) retreated to the rear of the stage, Brunson delivered an impassioned record of thank-yous to everybody from her publicity crew and Abbot Elementary producers, to “the web, for elevating for me.” She additionally lobbed a playful joke to her writing employees. “To all my Abbott Elementary writers watching, I couldn’t have this with out you,” she stated. “Now please, go to mattress, as a result of we’ve got work tomorrow — regardless that we’re adults and I’ve no jurisdiction while you sleep.”
Following the phase, Brunson sat down with Kimmel to debate her historic Emmy win and the upcoming season of her critically acclaimed present — however not earlier than Kimmel issued a considerably half-assed apology for his panned gaffe throughout Monday’s award ceremony. “People acquired upset. They stated I stole your second — and perhaps I did,” Kimmel stated. “And I’m very sorry if I did do this — I’m sorry did do this, really. The final thing I might ever need to do is upset you, as a result of I believe a lot of you and I believe you realize that — I hope you realize that.”
Graciously, Brunson veered away from drama and accepted the late-night host’s apology. “I actually was in such a second, having a great time. I received my first Emmy,” she stated. “I used to be wrapped up within the second and simply having a great time. I don’t know. I didn’t see any of that.”
Brunson doesn’t have a lot time to take pleasure in her Emmy win, sadly. The second season of Abbott Elementary premieres Sept. 21 on ABC.