The esteemed awards show took place virtually on 20th September 2020. They were a huge success, despite being held amid a pandemic. Among all the winners and amazing performers, Zendaya definitely was the talk of the show. Keep reading to find out why!
The 24-year-old was nominated for the first time for Emmy Award. Although the ceremony was held virtually, it didn’t stop the 5’10” tall from dressing up. She wore 2 different outfits and looked glamorous like always.
Zendaya made history by winning the award for the ‘Best Lead Actress’ for her drama series ‘Euphoria’.‘She’s younger than Baby Yoda and she already has an Emmy’ said the host Jimmy Kimmel. She become the youngest actress to win the tittle, surpassing the leading ladies including Jennifer Aniston.
We couldn’t have imagined someone more deserving than Daya. However, the ‘Euphoria’ star was not expecting the honor at all! The actress was in state of shock, surrounded by a group of her teary-eyed loved ones.
‘This is pretty crazy’ she said in disbelief with her hands clasped over her statuette. ‘Thank you to all of the other incredible women in this category. I admire you so much.’ she added.
That is not all. The ‘Come Alive’ singer also became the second women of color to win in this category following the actress, Viola Davis. Her fans and friends were quick to congratulate her on different social media platform for the big win. Who’s excited to see what the multi-talented star achieves next?