By James Hibberd
July 14, 2011 at 12:00 PM EDT
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After Sons of Anarchy was overlooked in the major categories by the Television Academy today, the show’s always opinionated showrunner Kurt Sutter — who is married to Sons of Anarchy star Katey Sagal, frequently mentioned as a strong possible nominee — took to Twitter to fire back.

In a series of profane Tweets, Sutter mocked Emmy voters as out of touch:

“Best part of not getting an emmy nod. now i don’t have to pretend i give a s— about the profiteering d-bag academy. … because you know if we were nominated i’d be all humble and blowing smoke up their asses. now i can stay true to myself and just be a d—.”

And: “If my mom and dad were alive this emmy snub would kill them. that’s not true, they were too old to understand my show. just like the academy.”

And whoa: “Broke into an academy member’s porn locker. found sticky fully-clothed photos of mariska hargitay, kathy bates…and matt weiner. very odd.”

Sutter also bashed Glee: “F— glee. hate those annoying, ‘please accept me for who i am’, singing brats. there, i said it. are you happy?”

Then Sutter backtracked a little: “I love [Glee creator] ryan murphy. he’s always very cool with me. love glee too. just tired of all the [acclaim] piling up at its feet.”

And finally (for now): “you do know that i’m really okay with no noms right? if i was really upset, i wouldn’t be ranting. i’d be plotting. i’m all about the love.”

Read more:

Emmy nominations 2011: ‘Boardwalk Empire,’ ‘Game of Thrones’ score drama series nods

Emmys: Who got snubbed?

Emmy snubs: Lynette Rice’s and James Hibberd’s grouse list

Ken Tucker: What I got right, and wrong, in my Emmy predictions

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