American actress, Zendaya made history as the youngest winner of a two-time Emmy Award.
The star, 26, won the coveted Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series gong for her performance as drug-ridden teen Rue Bennett in HBO’s Euphoria.
She gave an emotional acceptance speech as she shared her “greatest wish” for the coming-of-age drama, as well as how the vulnerability of Euphoria fans inspired her on and off screen. screen.
“My biggest wish for Euphoria was that it could help heal people,” said the former Disney Channel star, who seemed to hold back tears as she gazed out at the crowd of her peers.
“I want you to know that anyone who has liked a street or felt like a street, I want you to know that I am so grateful for your stories.
“And I carry them with me, and I carry them with her.
Along with being the youngest two-time winner, she’s also the first black woman in history to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series twice, as reported by Variety.
For the award, Zendaya wore a puffy black Valentino dress and Bulgari jewelry.
Zendaya won her first Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series Emmy in 2020 for her work in the first season of Euphoria.