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Shonda Rhimes Finds This Aspect Of The Emmys "Embarrassing"

“I’m hoping that people don’t feel satisfied because they saw a lot of people win, and then think that we’re done,” she told Vanity Fair.

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On Sunday night, the 2017 Primetime Emmy Awards saw a lot of firsts, from Donald Glover, the first black person to win Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series, to Lena Waithe, the first black woman to win Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series, to Riz Ahmed, the first Asian man to win an acting Emmy.

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“I’m hoping that people don’t feel satisfied because they saw a lot of people win, and then think that we’re done.”

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