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Stars React To Daytime Emmy Nominations

Actors posted their reactions to their Daytime Emmy nominations on social media. Lead Actress nominee Finola Hughes wrote, “I am so honored & humbled, it came as a complete surprise today to receive an Emmy nom, a whisper out of the blue to a time when things were normal, we all went to work, some of us learned lines, some of us worked shifts, baked cakes, painted houses, built cars; and yet for essential workers, nothing much has changed, except everything. Here’s a pic of #michaeleastman & me, b’cos hardly anyone does anything alone, and this actor has shown up as a solid support and human every step of the way. Thank you for always being there #MichaelE and thank you Mr #frankvalentini for your constant guidance, miss everyone so much.” Her co-star and fellow nominee Maura West (Ava) added, “Times are tough…I’m grateful for the boost…my congratulations to all Daytime nominees.. and my love to all my colleagues … I love you ALL… xxx.” Cady McClain (ex-Dixie, ALL MY CHILDREN) cheered the Lead Actor nomination of hubby, Jon Lindstrom (Ryan/Kevin, GH), “So proud of my #Emmy nominated husband @jonlindstrom . This is his second nomination in a row for Lead Actor in a daytime drama as twins Ryan and Kevin Collins on @generalhospitalabc . Jon is a consummate professional, dedicated to excellence in his craft, respectful and kind to all he works with. He exemplifies the absolute best of what it means to be an actor. I’m blessed to be his partner and to watch him year after year drive himself toward doing his absolute best work, every time, all the time. Baby, you are a winner in my eyes. I’m just so glad everyone else is seeing it, too. (Thank you voters!!) Let’s celebrate this moment!” Outstanding Guest Performer nominee Chrishell Stause (ex-Jordan, DAYS) noted, “I’m freaking out!!!! Ahhhhh THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!! I am SO honored to be in this company!!! … My endless thank yous for this honor to @DaytimeEmmys!! the incredibly talented cast of @nbcdays that made this possible !! & to every decision maker that ever decided to give me a job. I am truly grateful!!” Brytni Sarpy (Elena, Y&R) was thrilled for co-star/real-life beau Bryton James’s (Devon) nod in the Supporting Actor category. Wanted to send a H U G E congrats to all of the hard working and talented Emmy nominees and a very special shout out to my favorite scene partner and 8th time nominee… SO PROUD OF YOU @brytonejames  you deserve it all…” she wrote. Young Performer nominee Eden McCoy (Josslyn, GH) marveled, “ok the shock is starting to wear off…just to be mentioned in the company of these nominees and the #GH nominees in all the categories… my grateful heart might burst. i love u all so so much and your work is what i aspire to. thank u.” Supporting Actress nominee Rebecca Budig (ex-Hayden, GH) posted, “I’m beyond honored to be nominated for an Emmy with such a talented group of actors. However, I have to share this with these two. They elevated every moment and connected me to this story. Thank you to everyone at @generalhospitalabc and Frank Valentini for giving me the opportunity.” A slew of first-time nominees weighed in, as well. Katelyn MacMullen(Willow, GH) enthused, “Somebody pinch me. So grateful to @generalhospitalabc and everyone involved! Congratulations to all the nominees!” Sasha Calle (Lola, Y&R) wrote, “Woah. Thank you. My cell is blowing up with love. Mum called and said she’s dancing around her office. Thank you!!! I can’t express the gratitude and joy I feel right now. This great news hit my family, team and loved ones with a bolt of joy today. Hearing their happiness over the phone has been the best part. Thank you for my first Daytime Emmy nomination! Congratulations to all the nominees. Thank you to @youngandrestlesscbs. We’ll be televised this year June 26th @ 8PM on @cbstv. I love you!” Annika Noelle (Hope, B&B) summed up, “What an amazing day. I’m so grateful for my first Daytime Emmy nomination! Congratulations to the other nominees and a big thank you to my @boldandbeautifulcbs family.” The 47th Annual Daytime Emmys will air on CBS on Friday, June 26 at 8 p.m. ET.

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