“There’s a lot of us in this little room”
Seth Rogen while presenting an award at last night’s (September 19) ceremony called out the Emmys for the lack of COVID-19 safeguards.
Rogen was presenting the first award of the night for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series at the Los Angeles event, which went to Hannah Waddingham for her role in the football comedy. ted lasso.
- Read more: Emmys 2021: Winners, losers, cheats and successes
Beginning his speech, Rogen said: “It’s nice to be here at the Emmy Awards. Let me start by saying that there are so many of us in this little room.”
Criticizing the security measures taken at the event, he said: “What are we doing? He said it was out! This! He lied to us!
“We are still in a tightly sealed tent. I wouldn’t have come across this! Why the ceiling?” he added. “It’s more important that we have three chandeliers, we make sure we don’t hit Eugene Levy tonight. That’s what has been decided.”
Watch excerpts from Rogen’s speech below:
The moment when Seth Rogen is more concerned about the safety of Covid, the lives of his fellow actors and CBS’s aging audience than sending the right message @cbs on one’s own. #amy pic.twitter.com/EB7MHEDEPq
— Richard Hine (@richardhine) September 20, 2021
To attend the Emmys, everyone attending and working at the awards had to provide proof of double vaccination as well as present a negative COVID test in the 48 hours before arrival.
in awards, Crown The big winner of the night was eight awards including Outstanding Drama Series, Lead Actor in a Drama (Josh O’Connor), Lead Actress in a Drama (Olivia Colman), Supporting Actor in a Drama (Tobias Menzies), and Supporting Actor in a Drama (Tobias Menzies). Actress in a play (Gillian Anderson).
Other winners of the night include Apple TV+ Comedy ted lasso and reality shows RuPaul’s Drag RaceIn which both of them won four awards each. easttown marehandjob saturday night live And hacks also won three awards each, while Netflix’s Queen’s Gambit Collected two trophies for Outstanding Limited Series and Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series.
Check out the full list of winners from the 2021 Emmys here.