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Julia Louis-Dreyfus Makes Emmys History for Veep Win


Veep won the Best Comedy Series for the third year in a row and Louis-Dreyfus won Best Actress for a whooping sixth time.

Just after her win, "Veep" won for Outstanding Comedy Series, and Dreyfus earned an 11th Emmy.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus of comedy series Veep, attends HBO's Post Emmy Awards Reception at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California.

"We did have a whole story line about an impeachment, but we were anxious that someone else might get to it first", she said, to raucous cheers. "We did have a whole story about impeachment but we abandoned that because were were anxious someone else might get to it first".

The news was broken by star Julia Louis-Dreyfus herself last month; the actress explained that, "It became clear that this season should be the last season". She is also now one of two performers with the most overall Emmy awards.


Likewise, when the outstanding Comedy Series category was announced by comedy legends Carol Burnett and Norman Lear, Veep cleaned up there, as well.

A lot of people predicted Julia Louis-Dreyfus winning; especially the industry and television show critics.

The show is in the running for five more gongs at the main ceremony, with Alec Baldwin and Kate McKinnon nominated for their turns as Trump and campaign rival Hillary Clinton.

Dreyfus already had the most victories in that category, also winning for her role in the show, "The New Adventures of Old Christine". She also revealed a tidbit about the upcoming final season.

"I had survived that thing that I was so afraid of", Waithe told The Times of her coming-out experience. She added that she is incredibly honored to receive the recognition and in awe that it happened again. "It's all very baffling and a sh*t ton of good luck".

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