Bowen Yang makes history as first Chinese American man nominated for Emmy for a supporting actor role

Bowen Yang makes history as the first Chinese American man and first “Saturday Night Live” member to be nominated for an Emmy as a supporting actor, according to The Hollywood Reporter

The nomination: Yang, a comedian on “Saturday Night Live” (SNL), received news that he was an Emmy nominee in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series category. 

Reactions: Many Twitter users congratulated Yang on his well-deserved recognition with one fan saying that he is the funniest of all SNL players.

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  • “Yes!!!! I’m here for it! Go Bowen! Not sure why but I have tears in my eyes rn…a wonderfully talented Asian American is being recognized on a legendary show like SNL is huge!” tweeted one user
  • One user on SNL’s Instagram post commented that the news “made his day.” 
  • “Imagine single-handedly making SNL appeal to a younger generation again AND earning an Emmy nom in the process…. legend behavior,” an Instagram fan wrote.

Featured Image via SNL (left) and Late Night with Seth Meyers (right)

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