Anthony Anderson On ‘Black-Ish’ Emmy Snub: 'They’re Racist'

None of the actors received a nomination for the 72nd Primetime Emmy Award.

Anthony Anderson has spoken out about his frustrations about Black-ish not receiving any nominations for his role on the program, even mentioning his frustration his co-star Tracee Ellis Ross wasn’t nominated as well while guest hosting Jimmy Kimmel Live!

“I don’t want to bring the mood down, but I do have a bone to pick with the Academy,” said Anderson.

“You know who did not get nominated for an Emmy this morning? America’s sweetheart — me. And neither did my show, ‘Black-ish,’ or my co-star, Tracee Ellis Ross. Can you believe that s**t, momma?”

His mother responded, “Hell nah.”

“Look, I’m not saying the voters were stupid for not nominating me, ‘Black-ish,’ or Tracee. I’m saying they’re racist,” Anderson jokingly said.

“You know who else never won an Emmy? Nelson Mandela. I think. At least I’ll always have my Oscar for ‘Kangaroo Jack.’ They can never take that away from me!”

The series was nominated for Outstanding Contemporary Costumes and Contemporary Hairstyling.

You watch Anderson discuss Emmy snubs and more below.

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