The stars came out in droves for the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held on Sunday, September 18 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles, California. Among the celebrites attending the 2016 Emmy Awards were several of our Bellyitch “Bumpwatch” alums and other celeb moms we’ve featured on the blog.
Several were nominated including Kerry Washington for an Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Movie or Series for her role as Anita Hill in HBO‘s Confirmation; Viola Davis, Claire Danes and Taraji P. Henson for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for their role as Annalise Keating in ABC‘s How to Get Away with Murder, as Carrie Mathison in Showtime‘s Homeland and as “Cookie” in Fox‘s Empire, respectively.
Winners included Regina King who took home the Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie for her role as Terri Lacroix in the ABC drama American Crime.
During a red carpet interview, she reflected back 20 years to working in Jerry Macguire alongside Cuba Gooding Jr. right after giving birth to her son. The recalled how supportive everyone was on the set to her and allowed her time to breastfeed.
“Honestly I just had my son the month before we started shooting and just being able to be in an environment that embraced a new mom,” the Southland and 24 alum said. “And they took breaks when it was time for me to nurse and that’s what I remember. I remember being able to be an actress and still be a mom and that’s special.”
She now stars on the hit HBO show, The Leftovers, and has directed several episodes of Scandal, Being Mary Jane, The Catch and other television projects.
Ana Chumlsky’s show Veep won for best Comedy Series.
Claire Danes in a Schiaparelli dress, Christian Louboutin shoes, a Tyler Ellis clutch, and Forevermark jewelry.
Regina King in Elizabeth Kennedy dress and Dominique Cohen jewels.
Padma Lakshmi in Naeem Khan dress and a Lorraine Schwartz ring.
Heidi Klum in a Michael Kors dress, Stuart Weitzman shoes, and Lorraine Schwartz jewelry.
Neve Campbell in a Christian Siriano gown.
Kristen Bell is wearing a Zuhair Murad Couture gown, Brian Atwood shoes, Harry Winston jewelry, and a Jimmy Choo clutch.
Minnie Driver is wearing Versace. Angela is wearing Rene Caovilla shoes andCoomi jewels.
Tarji P. Henson is wearing a Vera Wangdress, Lorraine Schwartz jewels, and Jimmy Choo sandals.
Amy Poehler is wearing a Pamella Rolanddress, vintage Beladora jewels, and Brian Atwood shoes.
Viola Davis in Marchesa dress, Harry Winston jewels, Tyler Alexandra Ellis bag, and Stuart Weitzman shoes.
Kelly Preston in a mermaid floral crimson and black gown.
Jane Krakowski in a Bibhu Mohapatra dress, a Tyler Alexandra clutch, Christian Louboutin shoes, and Chopard jewels.