Lat the ceremony of Emmy Awards yesterday, Monday 12 September, saw an undisputed winner: Zendaya. The 26-year-old actress (Engaged since 2021 to the actor Tom Holland) won as Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Euphoria. That’s it the youngest winner of two awards for acting in Emmy history. And it’s the first black woman ever to win twice the most important television award in the United States as Bestlead actress in a drama series.
Zendaya’s Speech: «My greatest wish for Euphoria was that it could help heal people”
The movie icon and singer attended the Emmys ceremony at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles with a dress by Valentino And Bulgari jewelry. In his award acceptance speech, thanked the creator of EuphoriaSam Levinson: «Thanks for sharing Rue (Rue Bennet, her character in Euphoria; an opiate-addicted teenager, ed) with me, for having believed in me even when I myself didn’t». And she wanted to thank the HBO extension «for creating a safe space for the realization of this very complex series».
soon after, Zendaya referred to the importance that a series like Euphoria conquered for the younger generations (but not only). «My biggest wish for Euphoria it was that it could help heal people. I just want to say thank you to everyone who shared their story with me. I want you to know that anyone who has loved a Rue or feels like a Rue… I want you to know that they are so thankful for your stories and I carry them with me and with her».
The two-season series that tells the story of a group of teenagers in search of their identity (between friendships, past traumas, love affairs, sex and drugs) was also awarded a statuette in the category Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series. Was assigned to Colman Domingo. According to reports, the production of the awaited third season of Euphoria it hasn’t started yet.
Some surprises from the 2022 Emmy ceremony
There 74th Annual Television Oscars – back to normal after the virtual edition of 2020 and after the one with only candidates and accompanying persons present in 2021 – hosted some truly exciting moments.
Among the most awarded products was the HBO series (broadcast in Italy on Sky Atlantic) Succession, arrived at the Emmys with 25 nominations. She took home the award as Best Drama Series. But also that for the Best Supporting Actor (delivered to Matthew Macfadyen).
THE best actors in a drama series instead, they were Lee Jung-jae And Lee You-miprotagonists of the now iconic Korean series Squid Game. IS the first time two non-English-speaking performers have won an Emmy.
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