2016 SAG Award Winners
“This is what diversity looks like…”
Social media went crazy over the many black actors and actresses who won big at the 2016 SAG Awards. We saw deserving awards go to Queen Latifah, Viola Davis, Uzo Aduba and Idris Elba who won two awards that night.
Idris Elba won Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a TV Movie or Miniseries for his role in “Luther” and Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role for “Beast of no Nation “
This all comes during the wake of the Oscars controversy where no black actors and actresses were nominated in major categories.
Viola Davis won Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series for “How to Get Away with Murder”
Some people felt that the SAG awards were overcompensating due to the Oscars controversy, however we believe that these awards were well-deserved.
Uzo Aduba won two awards for “Orange is the New Black.” One for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Comedy Series and the other with her cast mates for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
Orange is the New Black cast wins Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series