Zendaya is formally a two-time Emmy winner! During Monday’s ceremony, the actor — who not too long ago celebrated her 26th birthday — took house the award for excellent lead actress in a drama for her continued efficiency as Rue Bennett on HBO’s “Euphoria.” Also nominated in the class had been Jodie Comer for “Killing Eve,” Laura Linney for “Ozark,” Melanie Lynskey for “Yellowjackets,” Sandra Oh for “Killing Eve,” and Reese Witherspoon for “The Morning Show.”
In her acceptance speech, Zendaya started by thanking her fellow actors, buddies, and household and the solid and crew of “Euphoria.” “Thank you for making such a secure area to make this very tough present. I like you all a lot,” she started. “Thank you to Sam [Levinson] for sharing Rue with me. Thank you for believing in me even in moments the place I did not imagine in myself.”
She continued: “My best want for ‘Euphoria‘ was that it might assist heal folks, and I simply need to say thanks to everybody who has shared their story with me. I would like you to know that anybody who has liked a Rue or looks like they’re a Rue, I would like you to know that I’m so grateful on your tales and I carry them with me and I carry them along with her.”
Zendaya received her first Emmy in the identical class again in 2020. As a consequence, she made historical past as each the youngest actress and the second-ever Black actress to obtain the excellent lead actress nod. Tonight, Zendaya made historical past as soon as once more because the youngest particular person of colour to win twice in the most effective actress in a drama collection class.