Emmy Nominations: Stars React!

Entertainment Jul. 14, 2011 AT 12:37PM
Emmy Nominations: Stars React! Credit: Eugene Gologursky/WireImage.com; Beck Starr/FilmMagic; Michael Stewart/WireImage.com

Emmy love feels so good!

Hollywood's biggest stars have opened up about being honored at Thursday's nominations for the 63rd Annual Emmy Awards (to be handed out in September).

Check out what just a few of the nominees had to say about their big news.

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"I'm very grateful to the Academy and I'm looking forward to Season 6 of 30 Rock." --Alec Baldwin, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series, 30 Rock

"Woke up this morning to the incredible news that I was nominated for an Emmy, and a shower full of dog poop. Apparently my dog is so excited, she has explosive diarrhea. I truly could not be more thankful to the Emmy voters for including me in this brilliant company of extraordinary women. Every single one of them is an actual hero of mine and I'm really blown away. And I could not be more grateful to Greg Garcia for creating this fantastic character and this wonderful show. Now, if you'll excuse me, I have to go clean up an enormous amount of dog poop out of my shower. Yay!" --Martha Plimpton, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Raising Hope

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 "After all of these years in the industry, I am so touched and honored to be nominated for the first time for an Emmy Award - especially on such a great show that I look forward to coming to everyday." --Ed O'Neill, nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Modern Family

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"I thought, 'Wait until I tell Pontiac.' My dog is wagging his tail." --Betty White, nominated for Oustanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Hot in Cleveland.

"I am happy to be included in such a funny group of women, and hope the Emmy is ultimately decided by a series of high-pressure penalty kicks, World Cup Style." -- Amy Poehler, nominated for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Parks and Recreation

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"I am thrilled and honored to be in the company of such talented women." -- Edie Falco, Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series, Nurse Jackie

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