Ellen Pompeo was not impressed by the 2013 Emmy Awards. I didn’t think I’d have this much to say about the show either, but I felt like her comment was worth sharing. I think it’s going to get a few people talking all over the Internet, unless Ellen Pompeo is too 2008 to get attention. She told USA Today that she was “really disappointed” because,
I didn’t see any diversity in the Emmys at all. The Emmys felt so dated to me. … That dance number was embarrassing. Did you see one person of color in that dance number?
I guess since Pompeo is on a show known for its diversity (“I’m extremely proud of our very, very diverse cast [of Grey's Anatomy] which represents the world that I walk around in every day”) she’s disappointed when other shows are too, well, white. Her husband, Chris Ivery, is black. She’s come under fire before from Essence for trying to appropriate black culture solely because her husband is black. Or something.
All I can say is yeah, it would be really great if TV shows could have the same “color blind casting” that Grey‘s does. For example, nowhere in the character breakdown did it say that Sandra Oh‘s character was Asian. They just read whoever they thought would be best for the part. By the way, this upcoming season of Grey‘s will be Oh’s last.Follow us on Twitter | Facebook
The television people got all gussied up and won some awards. Here are some of the notable winners at the 2013 Emmy’s. Michael Douglas kissed Matt Damon’s face off into an Emmy for playing Liberace. Behind The Candelabra also won for best miniseries or movie. We all knew that was gonna happen.
Best Comedy: Modern Family
Best Lead Actress (Comedy): Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Veep
Best Lead Actor (Comedy): Jim Parsons, The Big Bang Theory
Best Supporting Actor (Comedy): Tony Hale, Veep
Best Supporting Actress (Comedy): Merritt Wever, Nurse Jackie
Best Drama: Breaking Bad (YEAH, BITCH!)
Best Lead Actress (Drama): Claire Danes, Homeland
Best Lead Actor (Drama): Jeff Daniels, The Newsroom. (BOOO, BITCH!)
Best Supporting Actor (Drama): Bobby Cannavale, Boardwalk Empire (BOOO, BITCH!)
Best Supporting Actress (Drama): Anna Gunn, Breaking Bad
You can read the rest of the nominations at ABC News.
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Kelly Osbourne. From the front, this looked lovely. From the back, it looks like the dress is covered in fire ants and there’s nothing anybody can do about it. It belongs to the ants now.
2013 Emmy Awards have come and gone and a few people cared. This post is for you. Let’s take a look at the best, worst, and WTF of 2013 Emmy fashion. I know Lena Dunham’s outfit is bound to get a few people talking.