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Nigerian American Wins Emmy Award: Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Makes History

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Nigerian American Wins Emmy Award: Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Makes History

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August 18, 2014 – Nigerian American Uzo Aduba Wins Emmy Award: Hollywood Actress Uzo Aduba Wins Big With Orange Is The New Black

For her role in ‘Orange Is The New Black’ TV series, Nigerian-born Hollywood actress Uzoamaka Nwaneka Aduba aka Uzo Aduba has made history for herself.

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She was first nominated for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series, was honored at the 65th annual Creative Arts Emmy where statues are given out for the more technical, behind-the-scenes categories like costume, hairstyling and art direction.

Uzo Aduba was nominated alongside co-stars Natasha Lynne and Laverne Cox.

Check out her emotional award message below:

I don’t know how to say how incredibly impressed I am to be a part of this show day in, day out,”.

Aduba also used the opportunity to appreciate her mother for deciding to leave Nigeria for America in order to make a better life for her family.

This is Uzo Aduba‘s 1st Emmy award for playing Crazy Eyes.

Though she has never travelled to Nigeria, her parents are both Nigerians.

A big congrats to her.

6 Comments

6 Comments

  1. Chi Ada

    August 18, 2014 at 6:52 AM

    She is the joy of her parents the messiah of her family. God will continue to help her..She truly deserved it.
    Amaka is a virtuous woman

  2. obinna

    August 18, 2014 at 7:19 AM

    hollywood is evil, does this woman look like a woman to you people? you will oscar by the amount of homosexuality you practised. do not wish to be there, they are in satanic cult.

  3. BASADDAWISE

    August 18, 2014 at 8:33 AM

    Congrats!

  4. Jilo

    August 18, 2014 at 1:42 PM

    I felicitate with this girl on her achievement.The land of opportunity helped this girl to achieve her dream. This young woman might have been a call girl in Lagos or Abuja but thanks and God bless America.

  5. zikah

    August 18, 2014 at 2:14 PM

    congrats girl..

  6. mulikat

    August 18, 2014 at 2:19 PM

    Am happy for her, her mother, families and Nigeria.But very ugly woman,mother and durgther look like a man in woman body,another word Lady boy,am sorry.

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