AceShowbiz - More winners have been revealed at the 2018 Primetime Emmy Awards which took place at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, September 17. Colin Jost and Michael Che were tapped to host the big night this year.
"RuPaul's Drag Race" was announced as the winner of best reality competition program. During his speech, Rupaul thanked "on behalf of the 140 drag queens we have released into the wild" as well as thanked all of his colleagues." He concluded, "To all of the dreamers out there, listen, if you can't love yourself, how in the hell you gonna love somebody else? Can I get an amen for that?"
At the award-giving event, Claire Foy made her way to the stage after Sarah Paulson announced her as the winner of Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. She beat out the likes of Sandra Oh, Tatuana Maslany, Keri Russell, Evan Rachel Wood and last year's winne Elisabeth Moss.
"This wasn't supposed to happen. I just felt so proud then of being in the company of such extraordinary performance," she said in her speech. In addition to co-star Matt Smith, Claire dedicated the award to "the next cast, the next generation."
Joining Claire as the honoree of the night was Matthew Rhys. "The Americans" actor received the award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series. "Joe Weisberg -- parts like these come along so rarely, what you created and risked, I will be forever in your debt," he said in his speech, before concluding it by thanking his co-star and partner Keri Russell.
Meanwhile, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series went to Thandie Newton. The actress, who portrays Maeve Millay on "Westworld", said in her acceptance speech, "I don't even believe in God, but I'm going to thank her tonight. I am so blessed. I'm so blessed. Without this I am even [expletive]," as she covered her mouth.