Wendi McLendon-Covey

Wendi McLendon-Covey slams ABC for not including The Goldbergs at Emmys

The Goldbergs star Wendi McLendon-Covey was not feeling the love from ABC at the Emmys.

As the 68th annual ceremony got underway Sunday in Los Angeles, the actress called out her show’s network for not including her or any of her castmates as presenters or other participants.

“Weird that the #Emmys are on ABC But no one from our successful ABC show was asked to take part in anything,” McLendon-Covey wrote in a since-deleted tweeted. “Hope everyone’s having a blast!”

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Casting Net: Bridesmaids star Wendi McLendon-Covey joins Nicolas Cage in Bin Laden satire

Everyone knows that mom—whether it's your own or a friend's—who just loves her kids so much that she ends up being a constant, overprotective presence…
  • Wendi McLendon-Covey (Bridesmaids, The Goldbergs) will star opposite Nicolas Cage in Army of One, a satirical comedy loosely based on a GQ article. The movie tells the larger-than-life, but true story of Gary Faulkner, a Colorado construction worker who travels to Pakistan 11 times, in an attempt to capture Osama Bin Laden himself. McLendon-Covey will play Cage’s wife. Filming will begin later this spring.
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'The Goldbergs': How it changed since the pilot

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The Goldbergs started out its first season loud – and by loud, we mean the characters spent basically the entire pilot yelling. But the ’80s-set show ended its season on a quieter note with less yelling and more tenderness (plus great use of Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ on a Prayer”).

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