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Donald Glover Wins Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in Comedy

It's his second win of the night.

Donald Glover, "Atlanta"



Donald Glover has won the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, making him a double winner tonight. The other nominees were Anthony Anderson (“Black-ish”), Aziz Ansari (“Master of None”), Zach Galifianakis (“Baskets”), William H. Macy (“Shameless”), and Jeffrey Tambor (“Transparent”).

“I’m so happy. Thank you guys so much. This is nuts,” the grateful winner said as he accepted his second trophy of the night; Glover also thanked his unborn son, Donald Trump (“for making black people #1 on the most-oppressed list”), and everybody in attendance. Other winners in the comedy category include Glover himself (Directing, “Atlanta”), Alec Baldwin (Supporting Actor, “Saturday Night Live”), and Aziz Ansari and Lena Waithe (Writing, “Master of None”).

Stephen Colbert hosted this year’s ceremony, the 69th, from the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. Avail yourself of the full list of winners here.

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