The 43rd Annual Daytime Emmys
This will be a short post, both because the Daytime Emmys were not broadcast on television (or online like that one horrible year), meaning I didn’t have to strap myself to my sofa and resist the urge to light myself on fire while I watched all hell break loose onscreen, and also because there were only two wins relevant to Days of Our Lives.
The first is lovely and much-deserved: Mary Beth Evans won for Outstanding Lead Actress.
And the second is truly one of the most insane things I will ever type: True O’Brien — True O’Brien, who played Paige — won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Younger Actress.
Outstanding Achievement in Hurling a Cake on the Floor? Sure. Outstanding Ability to Make a Face Like Someone Just Pooped? Totally. But an acting award?! This is meaner than I usually get about the actual actors (versus the characters/writing), but she was adequate at best, and those times were not exactly frequent. And the most relevant thing about Paige is that she’s dead! Then again, Natalia Livingston — who played the first Taylor Walker when she returned in 2011 to sniff scarves and stare at EJ — also has a Daytime Emmy, sooooo…
The full list of winners can be found here.
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