Zendaya conferred with outstanding lead actress award for Euphoria at the 74th Emmys 2022

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We have a piece of good news for all the die-hard fans of Zendaya! It is because she has now become a two-time acting Emmy winner by setting a new record with her historic win. Talking about Zendaya, she took home the award for the lead actress in a drama series at the Emmy Awards 2022 for her outstanding performance in Euphoria. For the unversed, it marks her second win at the Emmys in the same category after she bagged the award for her Euphoria performance in 2020.

 

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The new record

With the latest honor at the 74th Emmys, Zendaya has now become the first Black woman to win the award for outstanding lead actress in a drama series twice. She has also become the youngest two-time Emmy winner in the acting category. Talking about the Spider-Man actress, she received critical acclaim for her stellar performance in Euphoria’s second season as she reprised her role of Rue Bennett. According to the latest reports, here is what Zendaya said after accepting the award, “Thank you to the Academy, thank you to my friends and family, some of which are here tonight. Thank you to Sam (Levinson) for sharing Rue with me. Thank you for believing in me, even in moments where I didn’t believe in myself.”

 

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Zendaya further said that her aim is to heal people via the show. She reportedly continued, “Anyone who has loved a Rue, or feels like a Rue, I want you to know that I’m so grateful for your stories, and I carry them with me, and I carry them with her.”

Earlier records

Zendaya has earlier set an Emmy record with her first-ever win in 2020 as the youngest one to conquer the drama actress award. She beat fellow contenders Laura Linney (Ozark), Jodie Comer and Sandra Oh (Killing Eve), Reese Witherspoon (The Morning Show), and Melanie Lynskey (Yellowjackets) this year to win the award.

Zendaya’s birthday

Zendaya also celebrated her birthday a few days ago, along with her loved ones. The actress was recently spotted attending Serena Williams’ game at the US Open ahead of her 26th birthday. Talking about Zendaya, she was spotted wearing a casual outfit that included a black high-neck top teamed up with a pair of oversized glasses. At the same time, we could also see the Spider-Man actress could also be seen cheering for Serena Williams while she indulged in clapping and showing support for the Tennis legend.

The young diva was then seen celebrating her birthday with boyfriend Tom Holland and her Euphoria co-star Hunter Schafer. The actress recently came back to the bay after having completed her shoot for Dune 2 in Budapest, where Tom Holland was also seen joining her for a few days.

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