Lena Waithe: Emmys Best Dressed, Best Prepped (Duana)

Duana Posted by Duana at September 18, 2017 16:57:17 September 18, 2017 16:57:17
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If we have learned one thing from Taylor Swift, it is that there is no charm in fake surprise at an awards show win. Genuine surprise makes great TV – the gasping and gulping and ‘you like me!’ that fuels social media the next day—but the calm, faux splutter of ‘well gosh, I don’t know what to say, um… I mean, uh… my team, I…” is not cute. Full Story

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Shailene Woodley: The Emmy “reader”

Duana Posted by Duana at September 18, 2017 15:40:47 September 18, 2017 15:40:47
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Imagine that you are lucky enough to be involved in the biggest project of the year, at your work, say. Imagine too that you are plucked to be among much more experienced, celebrated, talented people who have been working juuuust about as long as you’ve been alive. Imagine having the gall, when someone asks you about this, to say “Oh, I actually don’t think any of it is very important. Full Story

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Donald Glover’s Earnest Emmys

Duana Posted by Duana at September 18, 2017 15:17:32 September 18, 2017 15:17:32
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Come on now. When’s the last time we saw someone react quite like this? I tweeted earlier that this was a game changer for Donald Glover in what was already a game-changer of a year. Atlanta is a hit, he’s a new dad (about to be again, apparently – my impression is that his parents found that news out the same time we did!), he’s playing Lando Calrissian in the Han Solo movie, he’s ridiculously likeable and has everything in front of him and… I don’t know, man. Full Story

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Zoe Kravitz: Emmy Colour Couture

Duana Posted by Duana at September 18, 2017 12:45:30 September 18, 2017 12:45:30
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I love colour, especially in clothes. I am a sucker for a rainbow stripe, I rarely go for a black dress, and I inevitably wind up whining/wiggling my way out of writing about certain people during our awards show wraps because I haaaate nude/neutral dresses. This Zoe Kravitz Full Story

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Tracee Ellis-Ross: Emmy Couture

Lainey Posted by Lainey at September 18, 2017 12:08:11 September 18, 2017 12:08:11
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Like, I KNOW that Julia Louis-Dreyfus is consistent excellent. She’s also acknowledged for being consistently excellent. There are a lot of people who are consistently excellent but who go unappreciated. Tracee Ellis-Ross Full Story

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