August 25, 2016  
Home > News > TV

Leonard Nimoy on 'Fringe' Emmy Snub: It's Ridiculous

July 21, 2012 (4:01 am) GMT
Reacting to 'Fringe' exclusion from 2012 Emmy nominations, the William Bell of the FOX show sarcastically says it's not a surprise because 'the Emmy has given short shrift to Star Trek for 46 years.'

As "" is omitted from the 64th Annual Primetime Emmy Award nominations, has sounded off his disappointment. Taking to his Twitter on Thursday, July 19, the Spock of the original "Star Trek" series wrote, "No Emmy nomination for Fringe. Ridiculous.So much talent. So much hard work. So much imagination. LLAP."

The 81-year-old actor, who has appeared several times as Dr. William Bell on the J.J. Abrams-co-created show, didn't only feel bitter about "Fringe" exclusion this year, but also because of the lack of appreciation given to "Star Trek" series. "Shouldn't be so surprised about Fringe. Emmy has given short shrift to Star Trek for 46 years. Amazing. LLAP," he added in another post.

"Fringe" was nominated twice at Emmy Awards in 2009 and 2010, but didn't win any. With the sci-fi show entering its final season this fall, it will only have one last chance to get a kudo from the prestigious event next year.

Also getting snubbed at this year's Emmy nomination list is "". In contrary to Nimoy, didn't seem to be upset about this. "There's some really great stuff out there right now, so I feel like this is just the natural progression of things," the Rachel Berry depicter on the FOX musical series told E! Online.

"I am a huge fan of '' and the fact that Lena [Dunham] got nominated and the show got nominated is amazing," the actress congratulated the HBO comedy, before praising her own show, "I'm very proud of our last season. I think it was one of our best seasons ever."

TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. Chris Evans' Steve Rogers Is No Longer Captain America in MCU, Russo Brothers Confirm
  2. 'Blade Runner 2' Set Collapses, Killing Construction Worker
  3. Scott Eastwood Makes Emotional Phone Call to Father of His Ex Who Died in Car Crash
  4. Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa Sued by Victims of Collapsed Railing at Their Concert
  5. Homeland Security on the Hunt for Those Who Hacked Leslie Jones' Website
  6. Check Out Christina Grimmie's Third Posthumous Music Video for 'Deception'
  7. Amber Heard Slams Johnny Depp for Directly Sending Her Settlement Money to Charities
  8. The Rock Topples Robert Downey Jr. From Top Spot on List of Highest-Paid Actors 2016