One of the highlights of last night's Emmys came when Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba accepted her second straight win for her role as "Crazy Eyes." In her acceptance speech, she took on a new role: "Leaky Eyes."
In the most powerful display of raw emotion from the entire night, Aduba wept openly in her speech, delivering heartfelt thanks to her co-stars, her family, and especially her sister. When the camera cut to her sister crying along in her seat, it's hard to imagine anyone wasn't moved.
It's great to see moments like these on awards shows, which can seem extremely artificial. Aduba's emotions were totally not self-conscious, as proven by the fact that she made some really goofy cry faces in there. She definitely kept it 100, and the world loved her for it.
Between this speech and Tracy Morgan's, it was a big night for emotions all around. Maybe insincerity will be the big winner next year, but yesterday, the Feels took home the gold.