July23 , 2021

Courteney Cox Admits Nomination for Mates Reunion Is ‘Not Precisely the Emmy I Was In search of’

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Courteney Cox is getting candid about her Emmy monitor file.

The actress, 57, is the one member of the core Mates forged to not obtain a nomination throughout the comedy’s 10-season run on NBC from 1994 to 2004. Earlier this month, nevertheless, Cox was acknowledged as an govt producer when HBO Max’s Mates: The Reunion was nominated for excellent selection particular (pre-recorded). 

Talking with Leisure Weekly Wednesday, nevertheless, the star stated the long-awaited nomination is not precisely what she anticipated.

“Actually, I’m so completely happy that the reunion has been acknowledged as a result of I believe it is terrific. [Director] Ben Winston did an ideal job and all of his crew. That is not precisely the Emmy I used to be in search of. I am being trustworthy with you,” she stated.

“I am so completely happy to be part of it. I am so thrilled that I bought to do it onstage again at that very same studio, the identical Stage 24, with these unbelievable people who I really like a lot,” added Cox. “And I am so thrilled, however that Emmy [nomination] actually belongs to Ben Winston. … So sure, I am so completely happy. However after I was on Howard Stern, I wasn’t speaking about that.”

When she was on The Howard Stern Present final month with Mates costars Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow, Cox admitted it “all the time harm my emotions” to be neglected for awards consideration whereas her forged mates had been honored: “When each single forged member was nominated however me, it undoubtedly harm my emotions. I used to be completely happy for everyone, after which when it was lastly like, ‘Oh, I am the one one?’ It harm.”

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Cox added of nonetheless being supportive of her mates and scene companions receiving accolades, “I need them to win. … I’ve by no means wished to take something away from anybody. I simply generally wish to be included in sure issues … and these ladies on the present and the blokes, everybody deserved each [nomination].”

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She joked that if she did win an Emmy, she would retailer the trophy “in my purse” and “take it in all places.”

The Mates reunion particular, which premiered in Could, was additionally acknowledged in three different classes for the awards this yr: excellent manufacturing design for a range particular, excellent directing for a range particular, and excellent lighting design/lighting course for a range particular. The Emmys will air in September.

Following the nomination information, Cox wrote on Instagram, “The one the place we’re extremely grateful to the Academy for this honor and particularly grateful for @mrbenwinston and his total crew for his or her excellent achievement.”