After Sons of Anarchy was overlooked in the major categories by the Television Academy today, the show’s always opinionated showrunner Kurt Sutter – who is married to Sons of Anarchy star Katey Sagal, frequently mentioned as a strong possible nominee – took to Twitter to fire back.
In a series of profane Tweets, Sutter mocked Emmy voters as out of touch:
“Best part of not getting an emmy nod. now i don’t have to pretend i give a s— about the profiteering d-bag academy. … because you know if we were nominated i’d be all humble and blowing smoke up their asses. now i can stay true to myself and just be a d—.”
And: “If my mom and dad were alive this emmy snub would kill them. that’s not true, they were too old to understand my show. just like the academy.”
“Broke into an academy member’s porn locker. found sticky fully-clothed photos of mariska hargitay, kathy bates…and matt weiner. very odd.”
Sutter also bashed Glee: “F— glee. hate those annoying, ‘please accept me for who i am’, singing brats. there, i said it. are you happy?”
Then Sutter backtracked a little: “I love [Glee creator] ryan murphy. he’s always very cool with me. love glee too. just tired of all the [acclaim] piling up at its feet.”
And finally (for now): “you do know that i’m really okay with no noms right? if i was really upset, i wouldn’t be ranting. i’d be plotting. i’m all about the love.”
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