Karrueche Tran Becomes First AAPI Emmy Winner In Lead-Actress Catagory

Written by on July 20, 2021

Karrueche Tran has formally made Daytime Emmys historical past by turning into the primary actor of Asian American and Pacific Island (AAPI) descent to win the award for Excellent Efficiency by a Lead Actress in a Daytime Fiction Program. Her Emmy was given for her efficiency as Vivian Johnson-Garrett in Popstar! TV’s The Bay.

Tran celebrated the win with a prolonged assertion on Instagram, Monday.

“After I received nominated I used to be soooo shocked and grateful however was like nah there’s no manner I’m gonna really win.. the nom was greater than sufficient.. however God had a distinct plan for me.. I’m nonetheless in shock!” she wrote in a caption of a submit.

Karrueche Tran, Emmy
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She mentioned she was “extraordinarily emotional” to seek out out she was the primary AAPI lead actress to win the Emmy: “The icing on the cake was discovering out I’m the primary AAPI lead actress Emmy winner in each Daytime Emmys and Primetime.. excuse me WHATTT??! I fucking made Emmys historical past.. that’s HUGE and makes me extraordinarily emotional.. to be a illustration of a neighborhood that’s so typically ignored and underneath appreciated brings me to tears..”

Tran concluded by saying that she plans to “preserve pushing myself past my limits.. to work even tougher and turn into higher than I used to be yesterday.”

The Bay was additionally awarded Emmys within the Excellent Digital Daytime Drama Collection class in 2016, 2017, and 2018.

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