Bleep! Thandie Newton, Alex Borstein and the Other Stars Who Accidentally Cursed During the Emmy Awards
Although awards shows are typically family-friendly, sometimes stars can't help but let a few curse words slip
Although awards shows are typically family-friendly, sometimes stars can’t help but let a few curse words slip.
Throughout the night on Monday, a few celebrities fell victim to the hypothetical bleep, including Thandie Newton. When she went on stage to accept her award for outstanding supporting actress in a drama series, the actress began by thanking a higher power.
“I don’t even believe in God, but I’m going to thank her tonight,” the Westworld star said.
She continued: “I am so f—king blessed to work with the people I have gotten to work with.”
Newton was far from the first to swear: After Alex Borstein heard her name called for the Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy for her role in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, she shook her head and mouthed “f—” before taking the stage for her speech.
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And before Merritt Wever picked up the Emmy Award for outstanding supporting actress in a limited series or movie, the Godless star was seemingly so shocked by her win that she let out the f-bomb before covering her mouth.
However, some stars were able to filter themselves before the words came out. When Regina King accepted her Emmy Award for lead actress in a limited series, she gave a heartfelt speech, but admitted, “I wanna curse right now. This is good,” before stopping herself and saying, “Thank you, Jesus.”