Sheryl Lee Ralph went viral when she sang a part of her acceptance speech upon successful the Emmy for finest supporting actress in a comedy sequence final yr. Now, with the 2023 Emmy telecast delayed till the brand new yr due to Hollywood’s twin strikes, the Abbott Elementary star is relishing the chance to bask within the Emmy glory some time longer.
She tells THR that she not too long ago took the trophy out of her bed room for the primary time in a yr to toast her “Emmyversary” when her son identified a optimistic spin on the awards present’s delay from its preliminary September date to Jan. 15, 2024.
“He mentioned, ‘God has determined that you just’re so good at this Emmy factor that you just’re going to get an additional 5 months on it, they usually’re not going to have the ceremony till January,’” Ralph — who’s nominated within the class as soon as once more this yr — recalled, joking, “I’m the longest particular person to carry an Emmy, how about that? My reign has been supreme!”
She additionally informed THR that amid the work stoppage, she’s realized “that after I’m in entrance of the digicam, I’ve an amazing life; after I’m not in entrance of the digicam, I’ve an amazing life. And it has been fantastic. I’ve met individuals, talked with individuals — being on the [SAG-AFTRA] negotiating committee — and actually, actually seeing what goes on inside, I’ve realized individuals, are individuals, are individuals.”
A model of this story first appeared within the Oct. 11 problem of The Hollywood Reporter journal. Click on right here to subscribe.