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Uzo Aduba Didn't Know She Was Getting an Emmy Nomination and Her Surprise Reaction is Perfect

by Alex Ungerman 11:02 AM PDT, July 16, 2015
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This is just amazing.

Orange Is the New Black star Uzo Aduba was one of the presenters for the 67th Emmy Nominations  Thursday morning, and when it came time for her nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series to be announced....

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She was caught more than a little off guard!

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Aduba's OITNB character, Suzanne aka "Crazy Eyes," quickly became a fan favorite on the Netflix series, which itself boasted 4 nominations this year, after moving to the Drama category (down from 12 last year, when the series was entered as a comedy).

She tells ETonline's Leanne Aguilera that the first people she contacted after the nominations were her mom, and Pablo Schreiber, who plays "Pornstache" on OITNB.

Aduba also shared a moment with So You Think You Can Dance host, Cat Deeley, when her show was nominated for Outstanding Host for Reality-Competition Program.

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The 67th Emmy Awards air Sunday, September 20 on FOX.

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