the creator of Succession could take the crown for Most Awkward Joke at the Emmy Awards.
Succession‘s Jesse Armstrong made a puncture in King Charles III while on stage to accept the award for Outstanding Drama Series at the 2022 Emmys on September 12. Also nominated in the category this year were Better call Saul, Euphoria, Ozarks, Breaking off, squid game, Strange things Y yellow jackets. (See all the 2022 Emmy winners here.)
At the ceremony, held four days after the death of Queen Elizabeth IIArmstrong joked about Charles’s succession to the throne.
Suggesting that it has been “great for UK succession”, Armstrong said: “There was obviously a bit more voting involved in our victory than Prince Charles’s. I’m not saying we’re more legitimate than that position, we’ll leave that. “. to other people. We are incredibly grateful to have this wonderful honor.”
Star Brian Cox he seemed to try to stop it, saying, “Keep it real, keep it real.”
Armstrong went on to praise his “extraordinary” cast and crew, which includes jeremy strong, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Nicholas Braun Y matthew macfadyen.