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Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews”

The comedian won on Monday night for Best Writing for a Variety Show

By: Ashley Baylen

Published: August 26th, 2014 in Culture » TV » News

Sarah Silverman Wins Emmy, Thanks “My Jews”

On Monday evening, comedian Sarah Silverman took home an Emmy for Best Writing for a Variety Show for her HBO special entitled ‘Sarah Silverman: We Are Miracles’.

After arriving on stage for her acceptance speech (bare foot, I might add), she announced “Thank you to my Jews at CAA,” referring to the talent agency.

Silverman also created a stir during the awards ceremony that celebrates the best of television when she told a reporter during a red carpet interview that she brought a pot vaporizer with her.

She later confirmed to TMZ that she didn’t get stoned until after the awards show was over, although many speculated that Silverman was already buzzed when accepting her statue.

A few other Jewish winners of the evening included Julianna Marguiles for her performance in CBS’s ‘The Good Wife’ and TV Movie ‘The Normal Heart’, based upon a Larry Kramer play.

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