Regina King’s wins are ‘bittersweet’ and ‘sobering’ amid pandemic, BLM


Regina King was among the Emmy winners who used the remote ceremony to highlight the national struggle for social justice. The “Watchmen” star wore a T-shirt featuring Breonna Taylor. (Sept. 20)

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Regina King has been named one of Glamour’s Women of the Year and true to form, she’s using her spotlight to speak on social justice issues. 

Though King has had quite the successful year, from winning an Emmy for “Watchmen” to becoming the first Black woman director to have a film screened at Venice Film Festival, she says celebrating those wins amid the pandemic and Black Lives Matter protests of 2020 is “bittersweet” and “sobering.”

“I’m just allowing myself to be okay with being emotional and being honest about being emotional,” King tells Glamour in a cover feature published Tuesday. “I really think it’s really important to be honest about all the stuff that we’re feeling

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