Jennifer Aniston and Jimmy Kimmel have been taking no probabilities with the coronavirus pandemic when presenting the primary award on the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards.
It’s the first ever digital present for the Emmys however Kimmel is internet hosting proceedings from the Staples Heart in Los Angeles, albeit to an empty auditorium.
The nominees are anxiously ready at dwelling to listen to whether or not they have received an award, dressing up (or down) as they deem acceptable.
For the primary award announcement of the evening, Kimmel was joined on stage by former Buddies star Jennifer Aniston.
The pair are nice mates and have been taking no probabilities forward of asserting Catherine O’Hara because the winner of excellent lead actress in a comedy collection for her function in Schitt’s Creek.
Additional precautions have been wanted and the presenting pair jokingly determined to “sanitise” the winner’s envelope, dousing it in Lysol spray earlier than setting fireplace to it.
Spraying the envelope, Jen stated: “That is somewhat excessive, Jimmy.”
The host hit again: “You by no means know the place these accountants’ arms have been. Now it goes into the basket and we gentle it up.”
The comic instructed The Morning Present star they wanted to “wait 5 seconds” for “the germs to be burned off.”
Jennifer then set to with a hearth extinguisher to place out the blaze.
What the pair did not count on although was that when Kimmel picked up the burned stays of the envelope with metallic tongs, it reignited.
Off display, a voice urged Jen and Jimmy to place the hearth out because the joke virtually backfired catastrophically.
Jennifer exclaimed “Oh shoot!” as she set the hearth extinguisher off onto the flames once more.
Jen is up for an award herself however has robust competitors within the Greatest Actress class with final 12 months’s winner, Jodie Comer, nominated once more for her function in Killing Eve.
The Morning Present star can be joined by Olivia Colman (The Crown), Laura Linney (Ozark), Sandra Oh (Killing Eve) and Zendaya (Euphoria) on the nominations record.
HBO’s Watchmen is probably the most nominated present, with 26 whereas The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel follows carefully behind with 20 nominations.
Ozark and Succession are each up for 18 nominations every with a number of Succession forged members nominated for his or her first Emmy, together with Nicholas Braun, Kiernan Culkin, Sarah Snook, Harriet Walter and Matthew Macfadyen.
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