Emmys and Newborns

Welcome to POP! Of Culture Weekly, where we discuss the highlights of all things entertainment for the week! This week, we talk about the 72nd Emmy Awards and the birth of Zayn Malik and Gigi Hadid’s newborn daughter! Check it out below!

72nd Emmy Awards

The 72nd Emmy Awards took place last Sunday, September 20, and here is all the highlights that you need to know! Because of the current pandemic, the award show looked a little different this year in that only the award show host, Jimmy Kimmel, and other guest presenters were physically present at the location of the show. Other stars and celebrities attended virtually to watch the show and accept their awards.

Schitt’s Creek Dominates 2020 Emmy Awards

Canadian sitcom, Schitt’s Creek won a total of nine Emmys during this years award show. The comedy series won awards including Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series (Daniel Levy as David Rose), Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series (Catherine O’Hara as Moira Rose), and more.

(Half of a) F·R·I·E·N·D·S Reunion

Viewers of the Emmy Awards were treated to a mini Friends reunion! A surprise virtual appearance from Friends stars Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, and Lisa Kudrow had the virtual crowd excited and cheering as each actress popped up on the screen.

Zendaya Makes History at Emmy Awards

At age 24, Zendaya is the youngest person to ever win the Emmy for Lead Actress in a Drama Series! The former Disney Channel actress stars in the HBO series, Euphoria, a show that follows Rue, a high school student who is a drug addict and is fresh from rehab.

Zayn and Gigi are Finally Parents

Singer/songwriter Zayn Malik and model Gigi Hadid welcome their daughter to the world! The former One Direction band member took to Twitter on Wednesday to break the news out to the world. In the tweet, he expressed his love and excitement for their newborn daughter and shared a photo of him holding their daughter’s hand. The couple have yet to share the name of their daughter.

That’s all for this week’s blog! Tune in next week for more highlights about entertainment news!