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Jennifer Coolidge Dances to Her Emmys Cutoff Music

Jennifer Coolidge Dances to Her Cutoff Music After Winning an Emmy For "The White Lotus"

US actress Jennifer Coolidge accepts the award for Outstanding Supporting Actress In A Limited Or Anthology Series Or Movie for

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When Jennifer Coolidge took home the Emmy for best supporting actress in a limited or anthology series for her work on season one of "The White Lotus," she had a lot of people to thank. So when the producers started playing the cutoff music, she journeyed on with her speech. And when they changed the music to something louder and more upbeat, the actor just laughed and danced. See the video ahead of her hilarious moment.

After her name was announced, Coolidge hugged and kissed her "The White Lotus" costars before walking to the stage. "Hey, hi," she told the crowd once she reached the mic. "Thank you, gosh. What a night. I just want to say to my fellow nominees, just to be in your company is incredible," she said.

"I just want to say, I took a lavender bath tonight, and it made me swell up in my dress," she said. "I'm having a hard time speaking." She laughed and continued, "I didn't think this was going to happen. . . . Wait, wait, wait!" she said before taking out her list of people to thank. She started to read the names when the music began.

"Hold on!" she said. "This is a once-in-a-lifetime thing. I'm full, I'm full! Wait, wait wait! Hold on, wait!" She continued to read names over the music. Then the song changed to something louder. "Wait, hold on!" she said before deciding to dance to the tune instead, met with cheers from the crowd. Then she finally left the stage.

Coolidge played Tanya McQuoid on season one of "The White Lotus," which was set in Hawaii. She's the only cast member who's reprising her role for season two, which is set in Sicily and scheduled to air this October.

"The White Lotus" was nominated for 20 awards at this year's Emmys, and took home 10, including for
outstanding limited or anthology series. Coolidge's costar Murray Bartlett also won for best supporting actor in a limited or anthology series.

In addition to returning to "White Lotus," Coolidge is also set to soon reprise her role as Paulette in "Legally Blonde 3."

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