Maya Rudolph previous player on Saturday Night Live, came back to the NBC arrangement last season as a visitor. The Bridesmaids star was so incredible as then-presidential-cheerful Kamala Harris that she got an Emmy nomination for it.
However, that is by all account not the only gesture from the Television Academy Rudolph got in 2020. How did Rudolph make Emmy history this year?
As per Gold Derby, Rudolph’s 2020 Emmy assignments broke a record for her Emmy classification.
“Maya Rudolph has two nominations for Best Comedy Guest Actress this year, making her the first actor in Emmy history to be nominated twice in the same guest category in a single year,” the distribution detailed.
Meaning that Rudolph is selected against herself — the first occasion when that has occurred in this class. From which two TV shows did Rudolph catch her selections? She got one assignment for her job on The Good Place — the cheeky, TV-obsessed judge.
The other originated from her visitor appearance on Saturday Night Live. The previous SNL castmate came back to the show to play Senator Kamala Harris, who was running for president at that point.
Presently, Harris is Joe Biden’s running mate and is competing to become Vice President. At the point when that news broke, it was sufficient to cause Twitter to detonate with fervor at the possibility that Rudolph would come back to repeat her job this period of Saturday Night Live.
How often has Maya Rudolph been nominated for an Emmy?
Altogether, Rudolph has piled on six Emmy nominations all through her profession — half of which she got in 2020.
“… she contends additionally for Big Mouth in Best Voice-Over Performance,” the site proceeded.
Gold Derby additionally clarified Rudolph’s Emmy history:
“This is her third consecutive nomination for her recurring role as Judge Gen on The Good Place, which contends now for its final season. This is her second nomination for Saturday Night Live … having been recognized previously for a 2012 hosting gig.”
The Emmys have had double designations in a similar classification previously — yet not for Outstanding Guest
While the Saturday Night Live alum impacted the world forever in her class, this isn’t the first occasion when that an entertainer has been selected against themselves at the Emmys. In any case, it’s just been a thing for about a decade.
“Dueling guest nominations have only been possible since 2010, as performers were limited to one listing per guest ballot before then,” Gold Derby announced.
Things being what they are, who else needed to go up against themself at the Emmy Awards?
“2017 saw both Liev Schreiber and Mindy Sterling nominated against themselves in other performance categories,” the publication clarified.