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Donald Trump 'finally' wins his first #Emmy Award

20 September 2017, 01:08 | Clyde Nash

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Alec Baldwin Wins Emmy

Alec Baldwin won a supporting actor Emmy for his impression of Trump on SNL.

Trump has been nominated for two Emmy Awards for "The Apprentice", but never won.

"I think people are overwhelmed", he said.

"This will be the largest audience to witness an Emmys period", he announced in faux seriousness, "both in person and around the world". The performance has earned rave reviews and garnered Baldwin newfound notoriety as the go-to Trump impersonator; his Emmys win seems to confirm that all of that hard work paid off.

She made history for winning the most Emmys for the same role.

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"If he (Trump) had won an Emmy, I bet he wouldn't have run for president", host Stephen Colbert told the A-list audience. "There are still meetings you walk into and wonder if they say 'no, ' because it's a show by or about a woman".

Meantime, Alec Baldwin brought down the house accepting an Emmy for his impersonation of President Donald Trump.

At one point, Julia Louis-Dreyfus showed up in the guise of her "Veep" character Selina Meyer.

"Every day when you walk out the door and put on your imaginary cape and go out there and conquer the world because the world would not be as handsome as it is if we weren't in it". Prior to the election, on Oct 16, he tweeted: "Watched Saturday night Live hit job on me". Kidman thanked her husband Keith Urban and her daughters for supporting her career, and said she hoped the Emmy win can be a lesson for others in a way. Trump took a verbal beating throughout the night, sure, but this comment is surely the most scathing. I thought you loved morally compromised anti heroes ... he's like Breaking Bad's Walter White. Earlier he had won the award for lead actor in comedy, back to back in 2008 and 2009 for playing Jack Donaghy in 30 Rock.

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver picked up the Best Variety Talk Series, with the star thanking Oprah's seat filler and asking the band to play him off.

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