NOMINEES REACT TO EMMY NODSBy SOD Posted: May 1, 2014
To say the actors nominated for Emmys are happy would be an understatement. "I'm thrilled to be nominated alongside these other incredible women," Lead Actress nominee Eileen Davidson (Ashley) tells Digest. "I'm so excited and grateful," gushes Supporting Actress nominee Melissa Claire Egan (Chelsea). "And it is so exciting to see so many of my talented co-stars' names up there!! And our amazing crew, especially. What a great morning." Last year's Lead Actor winner Doug Davidson (Paul, Y&R), says, "I am honored to be among such fine actors! All of them." Younger Actress nominee Kelley Missal (ex-Dani, OLTL), the lone acting nod from the online reboot, tweeted, "Just so proud and thankful to have been apart of the #OLTL family. Thanks so much for the congrats love and congrats to all nominees." Tweeted her fellow Younger Actress nominee Hunter King (Summer, Y&R), "Thank you to all who helped make this possible!So surprised,and excited to be nominated!!" B&B’s Kim Matula (Hope) is celebrating her first Emmy nomination: "Finally!" she says. "This nomination feels wonderful and I could not be more thankful. I was truly very proud of the work I submitted this year and I'm so honored to share this with my dearest friend, Linsey Godfrey [Caroline, B&B] as well as three other incredible talents. Congrats to all! Katherine Kelly Lang (Brooke, B&B), who snagged her first nomination in this category in her 27 years on the show, says, "I’m so excited to be nominated for Lead Actress this year — and thrilled for the BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL team receiving 18 nominations." Of her 16th nomination — having taken home Emmy gold for the past three consecutive years — Heather Tom's (Katie, B&B) raves, "I’m so proud of all of my BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL colleagues and I’m proud of all of the daytime community. I can’t wait for the 22nd of June!"