On Saturday, Aug. 16, a woman who occasionally goes by the name of "Crazy Eyes" made history. Actress Uzo Aduba took home the Creative Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy, beating out five other women, including her costars Laverne Cox and Natasha Lyonne.
The award itself was a great honor, but it also marked the first time the Netflix smash hit Orange Is the New Black has taken home a major trophy for the series' often-praised acting.
In two weeks, the show is up for nine regular Emmy Awards, including one for Aduba, and will likely take home several after two successful seasons on Netflix.
Morgan Freeman presented last night's Creative Emmy to a very emotional Aduba, who plays Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on the show.
"I'm speechless," she said upon accepting the golden trophy. "I don't know how to say how incredibly impressed I am to be a part of this show."
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