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After accepting the Emmy for Outstanding Directing for a Variety Special, Oscars producer Glenn Weiss courageously made the most of his time onstage to propose marriage to his girlfriend Jan Svendsen in a heartfelt, touching moment.


You cannot win an Emmy for roles that are simply not there. So here’s to all the writers, the awesome people that are Ben Sherwood, Paul Lee, Peter Nowalk, Shonda Rhimes, people who have redefined what it means to be beautiful, to be sexy, to be a leading woman, to be black.

— Excerpt from Viola Davis’s emotional Emmys acceptance speech