Courteney Cox is getting candid about her Emmy track record.
The actress, 57, is the only member of the core Friends cast to not receive a nomination during the comedy’s 10-season run on NBC from 1994 to 2004. Earlier this month, however, Cox was recognized as an executive producer when HBO Max’s Friends: The Reunion was nominated for outstanding variety special (pre-recorded).
Speaking with Entertainment Weekly Wednesday, however, the star said the long-awaited nomination isn’t exactly what she anticipated.
“Honestly, I am so happy that the reunion has been recognized because I think it’s terrific. [Director] Ben Winston did a great job and all of his crew. That’s not exactly the Emmy I was looking for. I’m being honest with you,” she said.
“I’m so happy to be a part of it. I’m so thrilled that I got to do it onstage back at that same studio, the same Stage 24, with those incredible people that I love so much,” added Cox. “And I’m so thrilled, but that Emmy [nomination] really belongs to Ben Winston. … So yes, I’m so happy. But when I was on Howard Stern, I wasn’t talking about that.”
When she was on The Howard Stern Show last month with Friends costars Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow, Cox admitted it “always hurt my feelings” to be overlooked for awards attention while her cast mates were honored: “When every single cast member was nominated but me, it definitely hurt my feelings. I was happy for everybody, and then when it was finally like, ‘Oh, I’m the only one?’ It hurt.”
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Cox added of still being supportive of her friends and scene partners receiving accolades, “I want them to win. … I’ve never wanted to take anything away from anyone. I just sometimes want to be included in certain things … and these girls on the show and the guys, everyone deserved every [nomination].”
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She joked that if she did win an Emmy, she would store the trophy “in my purse” and “take it everywhere.”
The Friends reunion special, which premiered in May, was also recognized in three other categories for the awards this year: outstanding production design for a variety special, outstanding directing for a variety special, and outstanding lighting design/lighting direction for a variety special. The Emmys will air in September.
Following the nomination news, Cox wrote on Instagram, “The one where we are incredibly grateful to the Academy for this honor and especially thankful for @mrbenwinston and his entire team for their outstanding achievement.”
Grimes and Elon Musk got together in early 2018. They made their couple-debut at the 2018 Met Gala, and months after that, Azealia Banks shared a story about hanging out in Elon’s house while he was on an acid-trip and Grimes was tittering away, and it’s a story that lives rent-free in my head to this day. I think that was when some of us began thinking of the Grimes-Elon relationship a certain way. That Elon is a weird friend-to-incels type of guy and Grimes is not that bright. In any case, Elon and Grimes had a baby, gave that baby a stupid name, and now Grimes is pretty much raising the baby on her own as Elon tweets about dogecoin and securities fraud. Did you know that Elon still isn’t financing Grimes or her career at all? The man is a billionaire! Grimes had to sign with a proper music label just to make a little money to support herself and baby X Æ A-12.
After three years and a baby, he’s still not supporting her financially at all? He’s not helping her with her career? Grimes is literally dating and having babies with one of the worst men on earth… because she likes his personality? Because she thinks Elon Musk is a cool guy? Oh, honey. Please have some self-respect.
I actually liked grimes more when I thought she was with him for his money. she’s dating elon for his personality??? I feel sick
It’s honestly so goddamn embarrassing that a woman (Grimes) would be with a billionaire, birth his kid with a dumb ass name, spend her free time defending him to teenagers on Tik Tok and not even be taken care of financially
Wait, so Grimes is the baby mama of one of the richest men on the planet and she not getting no stacks? No stipend? No allowance? No funding? No guap? What part of the game is this? I thought once you literally bagged a billionaire that’s how you secured the literal bag?!
It was announced earlier this year that the 42-year-old actress would voice Scooby-Doo character Velma Dinkley in the upcoming HBO Max animated series.
In an appearance on Late Night on Thursday (June 22), Mindy revealed to host Seth Meyers that not everyone was thrilled with her being cast.
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Mindy explained that while there was lots of support about her voicing the character, some people took issue with Velma being played by an Indian actress.
“People were not happy. There were a lot of ‘so not Velma’ tweets. First of all, I didn’t know that she elicited such strong reactions, in either direction,” she said.
“She’s such a great character, she’s so smart. And I just couldn’t understand how people couldn’t imagine a really smart, nerdy girl with terrible eyesight and loved to solve mysteries could not be Indian,” she continued. “Like, there are Indian nerds. It shouldn’t be a surprise to people.”
Mindy added, “It really made me think, ‘Okay, we’ve got to be really careful with this character, which we will be because we really love her and she’s going to have great adventures.’”
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