Emmys 2016: Stars congratulate winners on social media
Sunday’s 68th Primetime Emmy Awards not only brought together the biggest names in TV in one room, but it also united stars on Twitter as they spoke out to congratulate one another.
When Sarah Paulson won her first Emmy for her performance as Marcia Clark in American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson, her girlfriend, Holland Taylor, posted heartfelt tweets to celebrate Paulson’s success.
“There it is,” Taylor tweeted on Sunday after Paulson, a six-time Emmy nominee, won Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie. “Still in New York. Still swooning.”
There’s a whole lot more where that came from — read on to see how stars congratulated each other:
Reese Witherspoon was active throughout the evening, congratulating Paulson, Courtney B. Vance, and Ryan Murphy, among others, for their wins.
Funny woman Ellen DeGeneres took to Twitter to share her joy for McKinnon’s success — and not just because she got a shout-out in the acceptance speech!
Taylor adorably praised her love, Paulson, for her big win.
Clinton reciprocated McKinnon’s fandom after her win.
Two Broke Girls’ star Beth Behrs praised Tatiana Maslany for more than just her Emmy win.
Nashville‘s Connie Britton was pumped for The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story’s huge night.
Sophia Bush could barely contain her excitement for Orphan Black‘s Maslany.
Nick Jonas was delighted for Rami Malek Emmy’s win for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for his role in Mr. Robot.
And he wasn’t the only one — Oscar winner Brie Larson shared his sentiment.
The Daily Show host was pleased for all his favorites.
Felicity Huffman had high praise for American Crime co-star Regina King, who won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie.
Chloë Grace Moretz was left breathless by Paulson’s win.
And Kerry Washington was elated.
Andy Cohen also jumped on the Paulson love train.
Minnie Driver was lucky enough to praise Paulson in person and online.
Kimmel couldn’t resist a quick dig at frenemy Matt Damon.
Former Grey’s Anatomy actress, Sandra Oh, shared her appreciation for more diversity at the award show, alluding to Master of None‘s win.
Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘s Clark Gregg was stoked for comedian and writer Patton Oswalt and his win for Outstanding Writing for a Variety Special.