Michaela Coel Wins Emmy For ‘I May Destroy You

Michaela Coel Wins Emmy For ‘I May Destroy You

Michaela Coel took residence an Emmy Award for her work on the British drama, I Might Destroy You and she or he shared phrases of encouragement  to “each single survivor of sexual assault” in an inspiring speech. 

Coel, 33, gained the Emmy for Excellent Writing In A Restricted Collection, TV Film Or Drama Particular. The chief producer of the drama collection wore a surprising customized neon yellow Christopher John Rogers two-piece costume as she accepted the distinction.

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“Thanks a lot,” Coel stated, showing stunned by the win. “Thanks to the members of the Tv Academy.

“I simply wrote somewhat one thing, for writers, actually,” she continued. “Write the story that scares you, that makes you’re feeling unsure, that’s uncomfortable. I dare you. In a world that entices us to flick thru the lives of others to assist us decide how we really feel about ourselves, and to in flip really feel the have to be consistently seen, for visibility nowadays appears to someway equate to success. Don’t be afraid to vanish, from it, from us, for awhile and see what involves you within the silence.”

Coel ended her speech with, “I dedicate this story for each single survivor of sexual assault.” 

Coel wrote, directed, and starred within the HBO-BBC, 12-episode collection, which fictionized the tormenting story of her sexual assault. The present first aired in the summertime of 2020. 

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