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‘Emmys So White’ Trends After All 12 Acting Awards Go to White Actors

#EmmysSoWhite is currently a trending topic on social media after all 12 acting prizes at the 2021 Emmy Awards went to white actors.

A record number of 49 non-white performers were nominated this year in the acting and reality competition categories, according to Variety . This makes the snubs this year even more shocking.

Several actors of color were expected to win this year, including the late Michael K. Williams for Lovecraft Country , MJ Rodriguez for Pose , and Billy Porter for Pose .

Only three awards during the night were accepted by Black people, including a win for I May Destroy You ‘s Michaela Coel and a record win for RuPaul .

Keep scrolling to see the winners list for the acting awards…

Lead Actress, Limited Series, Movie or Anthology
Michaela Coel (I May Destroy You)
Cynthia Erivo (Genius: Aretha)
Elizabeth Olsen (WandaVision)
Anya Taylor-Joy (The Queen’s Gambit)
Kate Winslet (Mare of Easttown) – WINNER

Lead Actor, Limited Series, Movie or Anthology
Paul Bettany (WandaVision)
Hugh Grant (The Undoing)
Ewan McGregor (Halston) – WINNER
Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton)
Leslie Odom, Jr. (Hamilton)

Lead Actress, Drama Uzo Aduba, In Treatment (HBO) Olivia Colman, The Crown (Netflix) – WINNER Emma Corrin, The Crown (Netflix) Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Mj Rodriguez, Pose (FX) Jurnee Smollett, Lovecraft Country (HBO) Lead Actor, Drama Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us (NBC) Jonathan Majors, Lovecraft Country (HBO) Josh O’Connor, The Crown (Netflix) – WINNER Rege-Jean Page, Bridgerton (Netflix) Billy Porter, Pose (FX) Matthew Rhys, Perry Mason (HBO) Lead Actress, Comedy Aidy Bryant, Shrill Kaley Cuoco, The Flight Attendant (HBO Max) Allison Janney, Mom (CBS) Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish (ABC) Jean Smart, Hacks (HBO Max) – WINNER Lead Actor, Comedy Anthony Anderson, Black-ish (ABC) Michael Douglas, The Kominsky Method (Netflix) William H. Macy, Shameless (Showtime) Jason Sudeikis, Ted Lasso (Apple TV+) – WINNER Kenan Thompson, Kenan (NBC) Supporting Actress, Limited Series, Movie or Anthology Julianne Nicholson, Mare of Easttown (HBO) – WINNER ReneĢe Elise Goldsberry, Hamilton (Disney+) Phillipa Soo, Hamilton (Disney+) Jean Smart, Mare of Easttown (HBO) Moses Ingram, The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix) Kathryn Hahn, WandaVision (Disney+) Supporting Actor, Limited Series, Movie or Anthology Evan Peters, Mare of Easttown (HBO) – WINNER Daveed Diggs, Hamilton (Disney+) Jonathan Groff, Hamilton (Disney+) Lin-Manuel Miranda, Hamilton (Disney+) Anthony Ramos, Hamilton (Disney+) Paapa Essiedu, I May Destroy You (HBO) Thomas Brodie-Sangster, The Queen’s Gambit (Netflix) Supporting Actress, Drama Gillian Anderson, The Crown (Netflix) – WINNER Helena Bonham Carter, The Crown (Netflix) Emerald Fennell, The Crown (Netflix) Madeline Brewer, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Yvonne Strahovski, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Aunjanue Ellis, Lovecraft Country (HBO) Supporting Actor, Drama Tobias Menzies, The Crown (Netflix) – WINNER O-T Fagbenle, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Max Minghella, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Bradley Whitford, The Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu) Michael K. Williams, Lovecraft Country (HBO) Giancarlo […]

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