Many of us watched the Emmys Sunday night in hopes of seeing actress Kerry Washington take home the win for Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role in “Scandal.”
Unfortunately we were disappointed when Claire Danes’ name was called instead for her role in “Homeland.”
Gladiators around the world announced their disappointment for Kerry’s loss, with her co-star, Columbus Short, taking to Twitter as the unofficial spokesman for every “Scandal” fan.
“Robbed. Robbed I tell you. ROBBED. @kerrywashington is without question the MOST OUTSTANDING. Well see you next year Emmys,” Columbus tweeted before issuing some instructions to “Scandal” fans everywhere. “@ScandalABC…See you #Gladiators Oct. 3rd lets show them who we are. #GladiatorsWontBeDenied @ScandalABC love you all…I wish I could of ran on stage and pulled a Kanye.#OkImDoneVenting #EmmyRobbery”
The show’s creator Shonda Rhimes wasn’t quite as explosive in her reaction. Instead, she tweeted, “Gonna get some wine and some popcorn and put on my white pajamas and just be fierce all over my living room. #gladiatorsdontcry.”
Kerry herself accepted the loss rather graciously, tweeting, “Great night! Every single woman in our category deserved to win! So happy for Claire ???? And ALL tonight’s winners & nominees! #grateful.”
Meanwhile, the actress herself was in the middle of some pre-Emmy talk when she arrived at the Red Carpet that night wearing an airy Marchesa Gown that was noticeably looser around the belly. (see below)