BY Kellie Galentine
on Sep 21, 2015
Viola Davis made history during yesterday's 67th Emmy Awards, as the first black woman to take home the title of Outstanding Lead Actress in a drama series. But she didn't just take home the award for her role in How to Get Away With Murder, she delivered a tear-jerking, empowering speech that lifted up her community, which has been kept out of leading roles for too long.
"The only thing that separates women of color from anyone else, is opportunity. You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there."–Viola Davis
Boom. Chills. Read More
BY Meg Zulch
on Aug 29, 2014
This week, did the Emmys put women on a pedestal, or did they knock them off of it?
Thanks to Queen Bey’s VMA performance this past Sunday, feminism is the f-word on everyone’s lips. A word that normally warrants skeptical and dismissive looks, Beyoncé and other celebrities are making it “trendy” through efforts to mainstream it. With that taste still fresh in our mouths, Sofia Vergara being displayed on a rotating pedestal during the Emmys Monday night was just plain unsavory. Read More
BY Isabel Staccuneddu
on Jul 17, 2014
Can I get an “Amen,” please? The wonderful Laverne Cox has made herstory as the first out trans person to ever be nominated for an Emmy in acting! Tune in for the results on August 25th at 8PM (EST) on NBC.
The “Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series” nomination celebrates her portrayal of Sophia Burset, the beauty extraordinaire of Litchfield Correctional Facility on “Orange is the New Black”. A breakout hit for Netflix, OITNB has also led to instant stardom for the talented cast. Read More
BY Eloise Giegerich
on Oct 14, 2013
At the recent 2013 Variety Power of Women event, everyone’s favorite human Amy Poehler made a touching speech regarding the work of the Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), the same organization that was the beneficiary of Poehler and Jon Hamm’s recent Emmy “losers party.” In the video below, Poehler jokes and moves the audience as she, through tears, urges those around her to consider how fortunate they are. To find out more about the WWO or to donate and take one step towards being as cool as Amy, check out their website, here. Read More
BY Tess Duncan
on Jul 30, 2013
In anticipation of the upcoming red carpet gala, the Girls mastermind has had a few things to say about the HBO show's nominations. Just now finishing filming the third season of her hit show, (not that anybody's counting the days or anything...) Dunham revealed that she's most excited for co-star's Adam Driver's comedy nomination. Although she's received three noms herself, his gave her a "shriek-y, joyful, amazed sensation." Dunham stated, "It means so much to me. Read More
BY Intern Ariana
on Jul 19, 2012
In the eternal battle over whether or not women can be funny, I think any naysayers should be silenced after today's Emmy nominations. Yes, women sure can be hi-freakin’-larious. With all the outstanding comediennes filling out the lead actress in a comedy series category, how can that even be a question anymore? Veterans like Tina Fey (30 Rock), Amy Poehler (Park and Recreation), Edie Falco (Nurse Jackie) and Melissa McCarthy (Mike and Molly) were all nominated last year and deserved their re-nominations this time around. Read More
If anyone was watching the Emmys on Sunday, you may have noticed Glee star Heather Morris' nipple slip on the red carpet.
This is hardly shocking news, as these fashion faux-pas seem to happen constantly in Hollywood. If you search "nip slip" online you can find pictures of various celebrities accidentally flashing some boob.
What I don't understand is why human beings are shocked over a little nudity these days. Read More
BY Intern Brittany J.
on Aug 30, 2010
Kind of. Here's the opening of last night's Emmy Awards featuring plenty of awesome people. And by awesome I mean not only Betty and Jon, I'm talkin' Jimmy Fallon, Tina Fey, Jane Lynch, the Glee crew, Joel McHale, and even Kate Gosselin making fun of herself. Top that off with a little Bruce Springsteen action and you have a hilarious intro. Bon appetit!
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