Emmy winners make political statements as Covid forces 2020 ceremony to go virtual

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Emmy award winners Regina King and Uzo Aduba used the ‘come as you are’ dress code for the virtual Emmy Awards to pay tribute to Breonna Taylor as a host of winners highlighted social justice issues. King, who won the best actress in a limited series award for Watchmen, said the show held up a mirror to issues such as violence against black Americans. Schitt’s Creek swept the comedy accolades, with co-creator Daniel Levy saying the show’s decision to exclude homophobia and bigotry was a deliberate political statement

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Watchmen, Succession and Schitt’s Creek dominate virtual Emmys ► https://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/2020/sep/21/emmys-2020-watchmen-succession-schitts-creek-winners

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