Regina King Wins Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie

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NAACP Image Award winner Regina King won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie at tonight’s Primetime Emmy Awards.

The acclaimed actress won for her stirring performance as Aliyah Shadeed on ABC’s anthology series American Crime.

This marks Regina’s first Emmy nomination and win.

To make matters better, Empire‘s leading lady and man Taraji P. Henson and Terrence Howard presented Regina with her award.

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Congratulations, Regina!

OUTSTANDING SUPPORTING ACTRESS IN A LIMITED SERIES OR MOVIE

Angela Bassett, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Kathy Bates, American Horror Story: Freak Show
Zoe Kazan, Olive Kitteridge
Regina King, American Crime
Mo’Nique, Bessie
Sarah Paulson, American Horror Story: Freak Show

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You can watch Regina’s acceptance speech below before it’s removed.

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