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"Succession" actor made awkward joke about Queen Elizabeth at the 2022 Emmys

The creator of Succession could take the award for the most awkward comment.

"Sucession" got a prize on the Emmys 2022
"Sucession" got a prize on the Emmys 2022

Jesse Armstrong of Succession beat King Charles III while on stage to accept the outstanding drama series award at the award on September 12. At the ceremony, which took place four days after Queen Elizabeth II's death, Armstrong joked about Charles's succession to the throne. Suggesting that it has been "great for successions in the UK".

The creative commented, "Obviously, there was a little more voting involved in our victory than that of Prince Charles. I'm not saying that we're more legitimate than that position, we'll leave it to other people”

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On the other hand, star Brian Cox seemed to try to stop him, saying, "Keep him in royalty, keep him in royalty". Armstrong continued to praise his "extraordinary" cast and team, including Jeremy Strong, Kieran Culkin, Sarah Snook, Nicholas Braun and Matthew Macfadyen.

According to public witnesses they made known that there were many audible "wtfs" and no laughter in the crowd at this very moment when the creqativo made the comments frnte to everyone. “It seemed that most people felt it was in bad taste”. No doubt this joke caused tension among everyone who was at the event.

Armstrong joked about Charles' succession to the throne.

Armstrong's other credits as a writer include The Queen's Nose, Fresh Meat, Babylon, PEEP Show, The Old Guys and The Thick of It. This year they were also nominated for Better Call Saul, Euphoria, Ozark, Severance, Squid Game , Stranger Things and Yellow Jackets.

 

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