Health & Fit Regina King Honors Ruth Bader Ginsburg as She Accepts Emmy Award: 'Rest in Power, RBG'
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Ginsburg's health has been the subject of conversation among court-watchers for years, and more so as President Trump's first term draws to a close. If she was forced to leave the court during his administration, the Republican-controlled Senate could try to replace her quickly and solidify the court's conservative majority, perhaps for decades to come. © Jack Gruber/USA TODAY NETWORK Associate justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg At a late afternoon press conference, Trump said, "I wish her the best. She’s actually giving me some good rulings.
just added another Emmy statuette to her collection.
The actress, 49, took home the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series for her performance in HBO's Watchmen during Sunday's virtual ceremony, beating out nominees(Little Fires Everywhere), (Mrs. America), (Self Made: Inspired By The Life Of Madam C.J. Walker) and (Unorthodox).
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During her acceptance speech, King paid tribute to late Supreme Court justice— who from complications of metastatic cancer at the age of 87 — while urging people vote in the upcoming presidential election.
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"Gotta vote — I would be remiss not to mention that being a part of a show as prescient as Watchmen. Have a voting plan, go to, vote up the ballot, please," she said. "Go to ballotpedia.com and find out who you're voting for in your municipal elections. It is very important."
"Be a good human," she added. "Rest in power, RBG."
King also gave a shoutout to her "sisters" and fellow nominees.
"This is so freaking weird," she said of the at-home proceedings. "It's an honor to be in the category with you. I truly love being a thespian. Thank you, Television Academy, for choosing me to represent the thespian community."
This is the fourth Emmy win for King. The star previously picked up Emmys for her work in ABC's American Crime and Netflix's Seven Seconds.
“Really? Say word,” King remarked in her acceptance speech after.
“Wow, I didn’t have nothing to say because I wasn’t really expecting this, but I am so grateful, Television Academy. Y’all are my friends, my peers, thank you, thank you, thank you,” she gushed.
Incredible life of the woman who became the Notorious RBG
Ruth Bader Ginsburg served as a Supreme Court justice for almost 27 years. Her death at aged 87 means that President Donald Trump will be able to nominate another justice.She passed away from complications of pancreatic cancer at the age of 87.
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Though King also has an Oscar under her belt, the actress recentlythat she feels like people in Hollywood are only now really starting to take notice of her work.
“Maybe now that I’m in my 40s, people in positions of power are recognizing it,” she said. “But everything I’ve ever approached, I’ve approached powerfully.”
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Ruth Bader Ginsburg's personal trainer Bryant Johnson honors her with 3 push-ups in front of her casket at the Capitol .
Ruth Bader Ginsburg's personal trainer Bryant Johnson honored the late justice by doing push-ups in front of her casket while she lied in state at the U.S. Capitol.