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‘Watchmen’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Wins First Emmy, Dedicates It “To All Of The Black Women In My Life”

‘Watchmen’s Yahya Abdul-Mateen II Wins First Emmy, Dedicates It “To All Of The Black Women In My Life”

At 2020’s remote edition of the Primetime Emmy Awards, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II won his first Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie, for his potent turn in HBO’s Watchmen.

“Oh, man. Thank you so much to the Academy. I’m so excited right now. I want to say thank you first off to my mama and my daddy. Man, I’m surprised,” said the actor, as he accepted his statuette Sunday. “Thank you so much to HBO, to Damon Lindelof, for your words, for your creativity.”

Also offering praise to his co-stars, the actor went on to discuss his takeaways from the HBO miniseries. “Watchmen was a story about trauma. It was a story about the lasting scars of white domestic terrorism. It was a story about police corruption and brutality, but in the midst of all that, it was also a story about a

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