TV persona, host and producer RuPaul, whose full identify is RuPaul Charles, made Emmy historical past by changing into the most-awarded particular person of color within the Emmy Awards historical past with 11 honours.
RuPaul broke the document for probably the most Emmy wins by an individual of color as ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race’ was named excellent competitors program on Sunday evening. The series is the most-awarded actuality competitors present on the 73rd Emmy Awards.
“Wow, thank you so much to the Academy and all of you gorgeous people here tonight,” RuPaul stated in his acceptance speech.
“All of the individuals at World of Wonder and Viacom-CBS who’ve been so great, however actually because of all of our pretty youngsters on our show from all over the world. You know, they’re so gracious to inform their tales of braveness and how one can navigate this tough life, much more, tough as we speak.
“This is for you. And for the kids out there watching: You have a tribe that is waiting for you. We are waiting for you, baby: come on to Mama Ru. Thank you so much,” he added.
RuPaul had tied the document for a most-awarded particular person of color on the Emmys with cinematographer Donald A. Morgan throughout final Sunday’s Creative Arts Emmy Awards, reviews selection.com.
The “RuPaul’s Drag Race” host broke one other document that night by successful excellent host for a actuality or competitors program for the sixth yr in a row.
He had already made historical past by breaking the document within the class final yr.
During his acceptance speech final week, he stated: “I began in tv 40 years in the past on a public entry station in Atlanta, Georgia. Slightly present referred to as ‘The American Music Show’. They had been so variety to me to have me do my laborious yards there years in the past, and I need to thank them for being so variety to me and all of the individuals on this enterprise who’ve been variety.
“I’ve got to tell you, the sweetness and the kindness is what I appreciate the most today. In fact, sweetness and kindness are at the top of my list of human virtues. After that would be a big fat ass. Thank you so much for this award.”
The present received 4 awards in whole through the Creative Arts Emmys ceremony.
“Drag Race” additionally took the award for guiding a actuality program (for Nick Murray), which it had final received in 2018.
Also including to the franchise’s dominance, ‘RuPaul’s Drag Race: Untucked’ received the unstructured actuality class for the primary time.