When Sydney Sweeney found out she was a double first-time nominee for an Emmy, she burst into tears and couldn’t wait to tell her mother.
The 24-year-old actress was nominated for two awards on Tuesday morning: the first was for Euphoria’s Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and the second was for The White Lotus’ Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series.
Sweeney posted a number of things on Instagram, including a touching clip of her contacting her mother to partake in the Emmy celebrations.
In the video, Sweeney’s mother answers the phone and says, “Congratulations!” right away. As Sweeney listened to her mother’s congrats call, she was overtaken with emotion and started crying.
Quite the morning! I’m very grateful that the @televisionacad nominated me for an Emmy! Knowing that both Olivia and Cassie have resonated with so many people is an honor “She wrote, making references to her roles in both episodes. I’m thankful to everyone who participated in both shows and I’m really proud of them.
We made it through the ups and downs, but most importantly, I love you. Thank you, thank you! Sweeney spoke, sweetly thanking her mother.
With her praised performances as Cassie in season 2 of Euphoria and Olivia in season 2 of HBO’s short series The White Lotus, Sweeney enjoyed a breakout year that earned the actress her first career Emmy nominations.