Eddie Murphy Bags First Emmy For ‘SNL’

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 21ST (NEWSRANGERS)-American actor and comedian, Eddie Murphy, has bagged his first Emmy for his appearance ‘Saturday Night Live’ (SNL).

The comedian is getting this award 40 years after he first featured in the late night comedy series.

The 59-year-old was up for the award with Fred Willard of ‘Modern Family’, and Adam Driver (Saturday Night Live).

Dev Patel of ‘Modern Love’, Brad Pitt (Saturday Night Live) and Luke Kirby (The Marvelous Mrs Maisel) were also nominated for the award.

“Thank you to everybody at the Emmys. Thank you so much for giving me an Emmy, I don’t have an Emmy,” he said.

“This is 40 years since I started Saturday Night Live. This is my first Emmy, so thank you so much.

“I want to thank Lorne Michaels for putting this whole thing together and making this happen. And I want to thank the cast and the writers and the crew at SNL.

“This was a very very special thing for me to come back and have the show turn out the way it did. I’m still floating from it. And thank you to everybody for giving me an Emmy.”

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