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Is This the Best Acceptance Speech Ever?

Merrit Wever wins Emmy Award, says almost nothing
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 22, 2013 8:34 PM CDT

(Newser) – The first award at tonight's Emmy Awards went to Nurse Jackie's Merritt Wever for best supporting actress in a comedy—and while accepting it, an emotional Wever simply said "Thank you so much" a few times and then, "I gotta go." And then she walked off the stage. Seriously. Host Neil Patrick Harris' response: "Best speech ever." Backstage, Wever expanded a bit on her thoughts, Variety reports: "It’s hard to do those," she said, referring to acceptance speeches. "I don’t know how to feel yet. ... I have therapy next week." (Read more Merrit Wever stories.)

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