Atlanta followers have been equally excited and terrified whereas watching the Emmy Awards after they noticed a peculiar face sitting in Donald Glover’s seat. Someone dressed up because the FX present’s creepiest character, Teddy Perkins, although it is not confirmed who it could possibly be.
The preliminary assumption was Glover, who performed Perkins within the present. However, minutes later, the actor was seen again in his seat, elevating doubts on how fast a make-up job like that might take. Fans quickly theorized that Perkins could possibly be Lakeith Stanfield, who was additionally in attendance on the present.
Perkins seems in a season two episode of the identical identify as a Michael Jackson-inspired music icon who Stanfield’s character, Darius, meets at his mansion to remove a piano. Perkins quickly discloses a disturbing story of his and his brother’s abusive relationship with their father and the scene quickly turns into much more stomach-churning when Darius finds out a darkish secret concerning the mansion. The character was quickly revealed to be Glover in whiteface.
The “Teddy Perkins” episode was nominated for 3 Emmys this 12 months, together with excellent directing, excellent modifying for a comedy and excellent cinematography for a comedy. See Perkins’ award present look beneath.
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