My Favorite Emmys Moment

It came when my pal Sterling K. Brown became the first African American to win best actor at the Emmys in 19 years for his emotional performance in NBC’s “This Is Us.” But then his acceptance speech was unceremoniously cut off during CBS’ live telecast. After his mic was turned off, the 41 year-old actor tried to finish his speech to the cheers of the Microsoft Theater audience, but the attempt proved unsuccessful. When asked by a reporter backstage if he’d like to finish his acceptance speech, the actor happily obliged. “You know what? I wouldn’t mind finishing, thank you for the invitation,” he said. Read the speech here.

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