Zendaya wins second Lead Actress Emmy for ‘Euphoria’

The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards have wrapped up and Zendaya bagged a win for her gritty drama, ‘Euphoria’. She was awarded the Emmy in the ‘Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series’ category.

This is her second Lead Actress Emmy with her first win coming in 2020 for ‘Euphoria’ as well. This officially makes her the youngest two-time Emmy winner in the category. The show won a total of six Emmys on the night.

In her acceptance speech, she said: “Thanks for making such a safe space to make this very difficult show. My greatest wish for Euphoria was that it could help heal people. Thank you for everyone who has shared your story with me. I carry them with me, and I carry them with Rue”.

HBO’s ‘Euphoria’ is a teenage drama series based on the eponymous Israeli show by Ron Leshem and Daphna Levin. It revolves around Zendaya’s character Rue Bennett, a recovering drug addict who strives to find her place in the world.

The show also stars Maude Apatow, Angus Cloud, Eric Dane, Alexa Demie, Jacob Elordi, Barbie Ferreira, Nika King, Storm Reid, Hunter Schafer, Algee Smith and Sydney Sweeney.

Check out the moment of Zendaya’s win:

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