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Keke Palmer becomes first woman in 15 years to win Emmy Award

Keke Palmer becomes first woman in 15 years to win Emmy Award

Kofi Dekye Acquaye 1 month ago 0

The American actress Keke Palmer won the Emmy for “Outstanding Host for a Game Show,” making history as the first female winner in fifteen years.

In addition, the movie star is the first black woman to win or receive a nomination in this category. The Creative Arts Emmys took place at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles, USA, on Sunday. With her part in the NBC revival of “Password,” the actress was able to secure the win.

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The movie star triumphed over a field of seasoned game show hosts, including Ken Jennings and Mayim Bialik of ‘Jeopardy!’, Steve Harvey of ‘Family Feud’, and Pat Sajak of ‘Wheel of Fortune’.

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To celebrate her win, the actress took to Instagram to express gratitude to Jimmy Fallon, the US TV host, for providing her with the opportunity to showcase her talent.

Palmer also extended thanks to the Emmys for the award.

“Could not do it without you @jimmyfallon! I am so grateful for the opportunity to be a part of such a classic game show such as Password. It is a true honour, I won! I am excited, Boots! Thank you to the @televisionacad ✨,” she wrote.

After hosting “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?” for 15 years, Meredith Vieira won the trophy in 2009. Palmer’s victory brings an end to her streak.

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