Connect
To Top

Donald Glover made history on Sunday night by becoming the first African American man to ever win an Emmy for directing a comedy series. For his work on Atlanta, he also took home an award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series, as well as nominated in the writing department as well.

Advertisement

Donald expressed his sincere thanks at the award show.

“Yo, I’m so happy, wow. Thank you guys so much, this is nuts. I want to thank my mom and dad, the city of Atlanta, FX. I want to thank Michelle, my partner, you love me no matter what. I want to thank my son, [and] my unborn son — we’re listening to Stevie [Wonder] tonight!”

For best actor, Donald was up against Anthony Anderson for Black-ish, Aziz Ansari for Master of None, Zach Galifianakis for Baskets, William H. Macy for Shameless, and Jeffrey Tambor for Transparent. Jeffrey previously won three years in a row for the category.

Advertisement

Advertisement


More in News

  • Sophie Turner Quitting Acting

    The Game of Thrones actress has been done filming Season 8 since last summer, and apparently she’s been on a hiatus...

    Katie RosbottomApril 17, 2019
  • Hoda Kotb Adopts Her Second Child

    Following Tuesday morning’s episode of Today, the co-anchor announced via phone that she has adopted a second child, a daughter named...

    Katie RosbottomApril 16, 2019
  • Wendy Williams Files for Divorce

    Yesterday, it was confirmed that the daytime talk show host has officially filed for divorce from her husband of over two...

    Katie RosbottomApril 12, 2019
  • Nipsey Hussle Memorial Service Draws Thousands

    The late rapper’s ‘Celebration of Life’ is taking place at the Staples Center today, and TMZ is live streaming what’s expected...

    Katie RosbottomApril 11, 2019
  • Charles Van Doren Dead at 93

    Charles Van Doren, one of the most infamous TV game show contestants of all time, has passed away.   Advertisement According...

    Katie RosbottomApril 10, 2019
  • Kim Kardashian Taking Bar Exam in 2022

    The reality star has plans to follow in her father Robert Kardashian’s footsteps by becoming an attorney, and she’s aiming to...

    Katie RosbottomApril 10, 2019
×