Lena Waithe made historical past previous to the Emmys by means of changing into the primary black lady to be nominated within the Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series class. On Sunday evening, in entrance of a status ovation, she received.
Waithe gained the glory along side co-writer and co-star Aziz Ansari for the generally praised “Thanksgiving” episode in their display “Master of None” (if you happen to haven’t noticed it but, move). In her acceptance speech, Waithe thanked her LGBTQIA circle of relatives and made a assertion about our distinctive qualities being our “superpowers.”
Waithe additionally made a assertion sartorially. She accredited the award dressed in a gold-printed go well with by means of Los Angeles-based logo Alba. “Grateful,” she captioned a photograph of herself kissing the award.
Over the process her pink carpet tenure so far, she has proven affinity for revealed tops, wide-brimmed hats and cool shoes, in addition to graphic T-shirts with words like “black by popular demand” or “keep creating dope ass shit until someone notices” written on them.
In honor of Waithe’s ability, Emmy win, ahead considering and type forward-ness, we have a look again at a few of her maximum statement-making pink carpet moments.