2012 Emmy Nomination Reactions: The Honorees On Twitter
Lena Dunham, Jason Ritter, Eric Stonestreet and more, in their own unfiltered words to their followers.
THR's newsroom takes calls from all over the world on awards nomination mornings; the stars, writers and executives are sometimes bleary-eyed and sometimes hyper-excited. But before their publicists arrange those calls, the honorees take to Twitter for a spontaneous, unfiltered reaction for their followers and fans.
Lena Dunham, nominated for HBO's Girls:
I have no jokes to make. This is an amazing morning.— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) July 19, 2012
Jason Ritter from Parenthood was more succinct:
Whoa!— Jason Ritter (@JasonRitter) July 19, 2012
Sofia Vergara, again nominated for her role in Modern Family, was gracious:
Gracias to everybody that loves Modern Family!! So much fun to be nominated again!! And gracias Modern Family!!— Sofia Vergara (@SofiaVergara) July 19, 2012
Mayim Bialik was nominated for her guest turn on The Big Bang Theory, and was excited:
NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY!!!!!!!— Mayim Bialik (@missmayim) July 19, 2012
Modern Family's Eric Stonestreet was much more measured.
I'm honored to be nominated in a category that has so many actors on so many shows doing such great work. Thank you all for your kind words.— Eric Stonestreet (@ericstonestreet) July 19, 2012
Elizabeth Banks (30 Rock) gave credit to writers Kay Cannon and John Riggi for her nomination:
Don Cheadle, nominated for Showtime's House of Lies, had two reactions:
:)— Don Cheadle (@IamDonCheadle) July 19, 2012
This nom wouldn't have been possible without the hard work of the team behind House of… F*ck this. Ship the thing to my house, already!— Don Cheadle (@IamDonCheadle) July 19, 2012
Kathy Griffin celebrated her nomination for Best Variety program:
EMMY NOM! "TIRED HOOKER" is nominated 4 Outstanding Variety Special! Guess I'm not so tired after all! lockerz.com/s/226410410— Kathy Griffin (@kathygriffin) July 19, 2012
And Jimmy Fallon had his own pair of reactions.
Yayyyyyyy!!!! We just got nominated for an Emmy!!!!— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) July 19, 2012
It’s been an unbelievable year for us - we are so happy and thankful.— jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) July 19, 2012