Actress Niecy Nash-Betts made history at this year’s Emmys when she was awarded for outstanding supporting actress in a limited or anthology series or movie for her role as Glenda Cleveland in “Dahmer – Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story.”
She began by expressing gratitude to the “Most High” for the divine moment and acknowledging the visionary Ryan Murphy for seeing her talent. She conveyed her love to Evan Peters and Netflix, along with appreciation for everyone who voted for her.
Nash-Betts also thanked her “better half” for providing support during challenging times.
In a moment of self-empowerment, she took a bold step and thanked herself:
The highlight of her speech came when Nash-Betts dedicated the award to every Black and brown woman who has been unheard and overpoliced, mentioning names like Glenda Cleveland, Sandra Bland, and Breonna Taylor.
In a post-ceremony interview, Nash-Betts expressed the significance of the win:
“I feel like I am fully seen by my peers, you know what I mean? And to receive this award from Quinta and Marla Gibbs, I’m telling you something, my head is about to pop off.”