OITNB: Uzo Aduba Wins First Emmy

Actress Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for portrayal of 'Crazy Eyes' on the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. (Google Images)

Actress Uzo Aduba wins Emmy for portrayal of ‘Crazy Eyes’ on the Netflix series Orange is the New Black. (Google Images)

Uzo Aduba as 'Crazy Eyes.' (Google Images)

Uzo Aduba as ‘Crazy Eyes.’ (Google Images)

Aduba gives her celebrated Netflix series its first acting kudo at the Emmys, and was one of the streaming service’s seven awards announced during the evening.

“‘I don’t know how to say how incredibly impressed I am to be a part of this show day in, day out,’ said a teary-eyed Aduba from the podium after presenter Morgan Freeman handed the awestruck actress her award.

Backstage, the 33-year-old found herself on the verge of crying once again. ‘I feel so full, that’s why the tears come out,’ she told reporters, adding: ‘I’m stuffed. My cup runneth over right now. Mission accomplished, thank you.'”

Read more at The Hollywood Reporter.

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