Apparently saying “Actually no … Critically? Cease the music” is all it takes to maintain speaking at an awards present. Throughout his acceptance speech for Excellent Directing for a Restricted or Anthology Sequence or Film, The Queen’s Gambit director Scott Frank refused to be performed off — not as soon as, not twice, however THREE TIMES. Holding up two pages full of individuals to thank, Frank began by wishing he might “rise up right here and point out each single one in all [his crew members], however [he’d] want much more time and that’s why God created IMDb.” Virtually instantly after this foreshadowing, the play-off music started as he began to thank his household, pals, and actress and star Anya Taylor-Joy. Earlier within the ceremony, The Underground Railroad novelist Colson Whitehead shared on Twitter the “Please Cease” signal proven to winners as soon as they’ve hit the 45-second mark of their speech, however Frank inexplicably refused to heed that recommendation. Let’s hope Conan O’Brien takes matters into his own hands subsequent time.
https://www.vulture.com/2021/09/scott-frank-refuses-to-be-played-off-at-2021-emmys-watch.html | Scott Frank Refuses to be Performed Off at 2021 Emmys: WATCH