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Crazy for Carats? Check Out the Most Memorable Emmys Jewelry! | Christina Hendricks, Claire Danes, Laverne Cox

Crazy for Carats? Check Out the Most Memorable Emmys Jewelry!

Originally posted 08/26/2014 06:25PM

See what we're still talking about from the red carpet

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Laverne Cox Feels 'So Much Love' in Making Emmy History

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Laverne Cox Feels 'So Much Love' in Making History at the Emmys

Originally posted 08/26/2014 10:45AM

For Laverne Cox, Monday wasn't just a special night. It was a historic one.

The Orange Is the New Black star was the first openly transgender actress to be nominated for an Emmy Award. And the significance of the moment wasn't lost on her.

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Laverne Cox Cried (Twice) During Her Gown Fitting

Laverne Cox Cried (Twice!) During Her Emmys Gown Fitting

Originally posted 08/25/2014 06:45PM

Last year, Laverne Cox watched the Emmys at home, alone and with a bowl of ice cream.

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9 Famous Emmy Firsts: How Bill Cosby, Laverne Cox and More Made TV History

UpdatePosted 08/25/2014 05:30PM

9 Famous Emmy Firsts: How Bill Cosby, Laverne Cox and More Made TV History

Originally posted 08/20/2014 05:10PM

This year's Emmy nominations saw a historic first: Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox was nominated for the outstanding guest actress in a comedy series award, making her the first openly transgender person nominated in an acting category. (Conductor Angela Morley won several Emmys for music direction.)

The award ultimately went to Cox's Orange costar, Uzo "Crazy Eyes" Aduba – the win was announced during the Creative Arts portion of the awards, which took place on Aug. 16 – but Cox's nomination is a first nonetheless. Now in their 66th year, the Emmy Awards have seen many famous firsts. Have a look back at other celebrated performers who scored one of these firsts in the Primetime Emmy acting categories.

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What If MTV Ran the Emmy Awards?

UpdatePosted 08/25/2014 09:20AM

What If MTV Ran the Emmy Awards?

Originally posted 08/20/2014 07:10PM

To avoid a conflict with Sunday Night Football, NBC moved the 2014 Emmy Awards telecast up a month, to August 25. But in swerving clear of the football juggernaut, the Emmys steered right into the lane of the landmark cultural occasion of late August: the MTV VMAs, scheduled for one day prior.

It got us thinking: What if we took things to their logical conclusion and handed MTV control of the Emmys, as well?

Using categories from both the VMAs and their summertime counterpart, the MTV Movie Awards, we've imagined what would happen if the cable network was in charge of handing out trophies for everything that's on TV, not just music videos.

Massive spoilers below!

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Orange Is the New Black Star Laverne Cox Drops Hints on Emmys Gown and Hair

Orange Is the New Black Star Laverne Cox Drops Hints on Emmys Gown and Hair

Originally posted 08/18/2014 04:30PM

The first-time nominee opens up about her red carpet dressing philosophy and more

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OITNB Star Uzo Aduba Cries Tears of Joy After Emmy Win

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Uzo Aduba on Creative Arts Emmy Win: 'I Feel So Full'

Originally posted 08/17/2014 12:00PM

Forget "Crazy Eyes."

Uzo Aduba's eyes only glistened with tears of joy and gratitude Saturday night when she took home her first-ever Emmy for her portrayal of quirky inmate Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on Orange Is the New Black.

"I feel so full, that's why the tears come out," Aduba, 33, told reporters in the press room following her win for outstanding guest actress in a comedy at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live. "I'm stuffed really. I'm beyond full. My cup runneth over right now. I feel absolutely all of those things: I feel full of joy, like a fountain. Mission accomplished."

Aduba was nominated alongside costars Natasha Lyonne and Laverne Cox and has said it's an honor to just be recognized for her work on the hit Netflix show, which was also her big acting break.

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Laverne Cox Wants to Have a 'Full-On Princess Moment'

Laverne Cox Wants to Have a 'Full-On Princess Moment'

Originally posted 08/07/2014 06:35PM

The first transgender Emmy nominee is excited for a truly glamorous big night

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