Zendaya makes Emmys historical past once more

At 26 years outdated, she turned the youngest to win two Emmys for appearing when she snagged the trophy for excellent lead actress in a drama collection Monday on the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards.

She received in the identical class in 2020 for her portrayal of troubled teen Rue Bennett in HBO’s hit “Euphoria” (HBO is owned by CNN’s mother or father firm). Her newest win additionally made her the primary Black lady to win twice in that class.

In her acceptance speech, Zendaya thanked the present’s creator, Sam Levinson “for believing in me and even in moments when I didn’t believe in myself.”

“My greatest wish for ‘Euphoria’ was that it could help heal people and I just want to say thank you to everyone who has shared their story with me,” she stated. “I want you to know that anyone who has loved a Rue or feels like they are Rue, I want you to know that I’m so grateful for your stories and I carry them with me and I carry them with her.”

“Euphoria,” which debuted in 2019, was renewed for a 3rd season earlier this yr.