Claire denied entry to Emmy party
Actor Claire Foy, who bagged Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the recent Primetime Emmy Awards, was almost denied entry to the TV Academy's official after party.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Just minutes before 9 p.m. on Monday, Claire Foy — who won this year's best actress in a drama Emmy for her final turn as Queen Elizabeth II in Netflix's The Crown — was working her way toward the TV Academy's official afterparty, but security was not about to let her through with a ripped ticket.
However, Jonathan Van Ness, the star of Netflix's 'Queer Eye', came to her rescue and explained the situation to the security. The THR reporter also posted about the incident on Twitter.
"Just witnessed crazy #EMMYS moment: Queen almost couldn't get into Governors Ball," the reporter wrote.
Claire Foy, best actor in drama winner, denied entry because of ripped ticket that prevented her team from entering back entrance until @jvn came to rescue after gushing over how much he loves her," the reported added.
Foy and Van Ness had met moments earlier and he had even recorded a message for the actor's sister Gemma, who she said is a big fan of 'Oueer Eye'.
"Be fabulous, be yourself," Foy directed Van Ness, to which he responded, "I'm mildly freaking out. I want to be British, too, I love you so much."