Emmys Nominees 2017: Stars React To Emmy Awards Nominations

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emmy Nominations Reaction 2017

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Many in Hollywood are celebrating today after the 2017 Emmys nominations were announced. Gossip Cop has compiled some of the best reactions from this year’s Emmy Awards nominees and famous fans below!

Nominee Reese Witherspoon shared the above photo, writing, “Wow! So thrilled about the #Emmys Nominations for #BigLittleLies! The cast & crew worked so hard to make this happen! Thanks to all the fans.” Leslie Jones exclaimed, “Oh Sh*t!! A EMMY NOM?! I really got to get fine now lmao!! Wish my parents was here to see this!! CHEAH!! So grateful!!” James Corden went with an “Oh man!” while Jane Lynch had a one-word reaction of “What???!!!”

“I can’t believe that @ModernFam has been invited to the @TheEmmys for the 8th year in a row! Truly humbled,” wrote Jesse Tyler Ferguson, adding, “Congrats to all the nominees!” An ecstatic Billy Eichner posted, “BILLY ON THE STREET!!!! WE DID IT!!! AHHHHHHHH!!! #EMMYS.” John Turturro was more measured in saying, “Thank you to @TelevisionAcad. Honored to be nominated for @TheEmmys for my work in @HBO #TheNightOf with esteemed colleagues.” And Anthony Hopkins said, “Thank you Television Academy. #Emmys #Westworld #HBO.”

Viola Davis wrote on Twitter, “Thank you to the @TelevisionAcad for nominating me alongside these powerful women.” Referring to his co-stars, who also scored nods, Sterling K. Brown amusingly said, “Me and my two dads are going to the emmys! Thank you @TelevisionAcad for honoring us all (& my sister!).” A nominee for the sixth time, Kevin Spacey cracked, “If at first you don’t succeed, try try try try try try try try try try again! #Emmys2017 #HOC.”

On Intagram Derek Hough shared, “This morning I am grateful. I am grateful to be nominated for an Emmy. I am grateful to be nominated alongside Mandy, Travis and Fred- phenomenally talented people I admire and respect. And I am beyond grateful to the amazing and gifted dancers who helped bring the concept and vision for Kairos to life.” On Twitter Julia Louis-Dreyfus said, “Thx 2 @TelevisionAcad 4 our 17 noms 4 @VeepHBO.” She then joked, “We welcome any info Russian govt has on any of our opponents & r avail 4 meetings. #veep.”

Double-nominee Alec Baldwin said on Twitter, “Many thanks to the Television Academy members for the nominations. @nbcsnl @matchgameabc.” On Instagram, Ellen Page posted, “Thank you @televisionacad for recognizing #gaycation with an Emmy nomination. Thank you to @viceland for the support. Love and gratitude to all the extraordinary, generous and courageous individuals who share their stories with us. Much much much love.” Back on Twitter, Bob Odenkirk commented, “I am thrilled at the Emmy attention for Better Call Saul! Jon Banks! the writing!”

In a statement, Witherspoon’s “Big Little Lies” co-star Nicole Kidman said, “When we started on this journey we never thought the series would connect on such a big way worldwide. I have never experienced anything like it and as producers and actors we all bow down to the Academy with thanks!” Ellie Kemper expressed, “I am so honored to be included in this extraordinary group of women. And I am very grateful to Robert, Tina, and all of our cast and crew who make my job so pleasant. Go Russia! I mean, go USA!

Her “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt” colleague Tituss Burgess said, “I’m continuously blown away by our show’s talent in front of and behind the camera, and this season is no exception. It’s truly an honor to be recognized alongside such an incredible cast and crew. Thank you to the Academy, thank you to our UKS family, and thank you Beyonce.” Mandy Patinkin stated, “So honored to be nominated, so honored to be able to work as an actor. Thank you, thank you, thank you.”

“I am so thrilled to be nominated for playing Dolores; she is the bravest and most complex character I have portrayed. It is an honor to be a part of the cast of ‘Westworld,’ it really is the best job I’ve ever had,” Rachel Evan Woods said in her statement. Robert De Niro wrote in his, “It is most gratifying that the Television Academy has chosen to honor ‘Wizard of Lies’ in so many categories. It was truly a collaborative effort to bring this production to fruition. I am proud to be a part of it.”

William H. Macy said, “The day I read John Wells’ pilot for ‘Shameless’ I knew I was in for a wild ride, and here we are eight years later and I’m still playing Frank Gallagher, whom I love so much I’d give him my liver. Not only do I get to go to the Emmys to see all my pals, I’ll do it with Felicity Huffman on my arm. Life is sweet.”

Millie Bobby Brown said in her remarks, “Ahhhh! Only in my dreams could I have imagined this. Thank you to the Television Academy for the incredible amount of love and support they have shown me and our show this morning. I have so much fun playing Eleven, and am forever grateful to The Duffers, Shawn Levy and Netflix for allowing me the opportunity to become her. This is an unbelievable honor, and I can’t wait to dance the night away with the cast and Stranger Things team!”

“Stranger Things” breakout star Shannon Purser tweeted, “Wow. I am so incredibly honored. Thank you so much. Congratulations to all the other incredible nominees.” Ava DuVernay posted, “Thanks to @TelevisionAcad for amplifying the issues in @13THFilm via 8 Emmy nods. Art in action is a powerful thing.” Sharon Horgan wrote, “Very happy and sad and proud and messed up and delighted about our friend Carrie Fisher’s nomination @robdelaney @catastrophe_tv.”

Mindy Kaling said, “Congrats to my Reese Dawg @RWitherspoon. Madeline from #BigLittleLies is EVERYTHING.” Lena Dunham told her “Girls” guest stars, “Congrats to my favorite weird boys @rizmc & Matthew Rhys on your Emmy noms. Loved playing make-believe with you.” Mandy Moore said of her cast mates, “I am unbelieving proud of my #thisisus fam! Congrats @sterlingkb1, @ChrissyMetz, @MiloVentimiglia and #roncephasjones! Wowowowow!”

A nominee herself, Tracee Ellis Ross celebrated her partner in comedy, writing, “Yaaassss!! Congrats @AnthonyAnderson! #blackish #Emmys.” Andy Cohen shared, “I’m so excited for @rupaul @billyeichner & #TopChef! #EmmyNominations.” And Nigel Lythge commented, “I’m thrilled with three #EmmyNominations for #SYTYCD Congratulations to Mandy Moore, Travis Wall and Bob Barnhart.”

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