The creator of Succession would possibly take the crown for many awkward joke on the Emmy Awards.
Succession‘s Jesse Armstrong made a jab at King Charles III whereas on stage to simply accept the prize for Outstanding Drama Series at the 2022 Emmys on Sept. 12. Also nominated within the class this yr had been Better Call Saul, Euphoria, Ozark, Severance, Squid Game, Stranger Things and Yellowjackets. (See all of the 2022 Emmys winners here.)
At the ceremony, which was held 4 days after the loss of life of Queen Elizabeth II, Armstrong made a joke about about Charles’ succession to the throne.
Suggesting it has been “massive for successions within the U.Okay.,” Armstrong mentioned, “Evidently, a bit extra voting concerned in our profitable than Prince Charles. I’m not saying we’re extra reliable than that place—we’ll depart that to different folks. We are extremely grateful to have this glorious honor.”
Star Brian Cox appeared to attempt to put a cease to it, saying, “Keep it royalist, preserve it royalist.”