Fleabag Wins Best Comedy at the Emmys, Phoebe Waller-Bridge Shouts Out the Hot Priest

Waller-Bridge took the stage for the third time tonight after already winning best writing and actress in a comedy

By Lauren Piester Sep 23, 2019 3:11 AMTags
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Fleabag is officially taking over, and taking Phoebe Waller-Bridge with it. 

After she won for best actress in a comedy and won best writing for a comedy at the 2019 Emmys, the show itself took home the big comedy prize of the night. 

"This is just getting ridiculous," Waller-Bridge began as she took the stage yet again. "Fleabag started as a one-woman show at Edinburgh Festival in 2013, and the journey has been absolutely mental to get here." 

That's an understatement, honestly.

Waller-Bridge went on to thank her cast and creative team, her family, and the show's editor, and threw a special shout out to one special priest. 

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"Season two would not have happened or exploded in the way that it did if it wasn't for Andrew Scott, who came into our Fleabag world like a whirlwind and gave a performance of such depth and complexity that just elevated the whole thing for all of us," she said. 

Director Harry Bradbeer, who won earlier, also stepped in to say a few words. 

"I forgot to thank my wife when I was up here...we've had a very difficult hour," he said. "So will you please give her a round of applause?" 

The show was nominated for a total of 11 awards this year and came away with six of them, and while Waller-Bridge has said the second season was the last, maaaaybe this could convince her to change her mind?

Keep track of all the 2019 Emmy winners right here

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