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Joey King Shares Amazing Reaction To First Emmy Nomination

Joey King Shares Amazing Reaction To First Emmy Nomination

Joey King just scored her first ever Emmy nomination for her role in Hulu’s The Act.

After hearing about the honor, the 19-year-old actress took to Instagram to share her reaction.

“This is me in South Africa on my way to set in the car live steaming The Emmy nominations announcement from the hotspot on my phone also known as the best moment in the world,” Joey captioned the video. “My work on The Act was the most fulfilling and challenging work I’ve gotten to do as an actress thus far.”

She adds, “To be nominated for an Emmy in a category with such INCREDIBLE nominees by my side, especially Patricia [Arquette] is the most surreal feeling. I haven’t stopped crying. Gettin to call Patricia right after and share this moment with her is something I’ll never forget.”

“Thank you to everyone who made this possible, there’s so many people who are behind The Act that I couldn’t have done this without and I can’t wait to call all of them!!!!” Joey continued. “OH MY GOD I CANT BELIEVE IM NOMINATED FOR AN EMMY.”

Joey King, Sophie Turner & Maisie Williams All Get Emmy Nominations!

Joey King, Sophie Turner & Maisie Williams All Get Emmy Nominations!

Congrats to Joey King, Sophie Turner and Maisie Williams!

This marks Joey and Sophie‘s first ever nominations, and Maisie‘s second for the upcoming 2019 Emmy Awards!

Joey earned a nom for her role in Hulu’s The Act. She’ll be up against Sharp ObjectsAmy Adams, Escape at Dannemora‘s Patricia Arquette, When They See Us‘s Aunjanue Ellis and Niecy Nash, and Fosse/Verdon‘s Michelle Williams.

Meanwhile, Maisie and Sophie were both nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Drama Series for Game of Thrones.

The 2019 Emmy Awards will be held on Sunday, September 22nd at the Microsoft Theater in downtown Los Angeles.

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