‘The Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay Interviewed Zendaya After Her Emmy Win and Fans Are Going Wild

by Jeremy Spirogis
‘The Bachelorette’ Rachel Lindsay Interviewed Zendaya After Her Emmy Win and Fans Are Going Wild

Zendaya made historical past along with her Emmy win for Euphoria, whereas The Bachelorette star Rachel Lindsay gained a special crown. Bachelor Nation can’t cease speaking in regards to the interview.

Zendaya turned the youngest star to win finest lead actress in a drama

'The Bachelorette' star Rachel Lindsay (L) and Zendaya from 'Euphoria'
(L-R) ‘The Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay | Paras Griffin/Getty Images for Tyler Perry Studios, ‘Euphoria’ star Zendaya | David Crotty/Patrick McMullan through Getty Images

On Sept. 20, 24-year-old Zendaya was shocked when she was awarded the title of Best Lead Actress in a Drama for her function on HBO’s Euphoria.

“This is pretty crazy,” Zendaya mentioned as she held her statuette.

The star beat out Jennifer Aniston, Olivia Colman, Sandra Oh, and Laura Linney. She additionally beat the file that Jodie Comer set final yr when she gained the award at age 26 for Killing Eve.

“Thank you to all of the other incredible women in this category,” Zendaya mentioned through the award present. “I admire you so much.”

In the collection about love, intercourse, medicine, and id, which premiered on HBO in June of 2019, she stars as Rue Bennett. Zendaya portrays her character’s struggles after leaving rehab firstly of the collection.

‘The Bachelorette’ star Rachel Lindsay had the prospect to interview Zendaya

Rachel Lindsay from The Bachelorette Season 13 joined the Extra crew in August of 2020 because the present’s latest correspondent. According to Daily Mail, she was enthusiastic about her new job and able to “engage and entertain.”

At the 72nd Primetime Emmy Awards, Lindsay had the prospect to interview Zendaya. Although the star spoke to the previous Bachelorette through video chat, it was not any much less glamorous.

“Congratulations! First time nominee, first time win — How does it feel?” Lindsay started the interview.

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She additionally commented on the star’s outfit, asking what the second ensemble was. (It was Armani).

“I was Rue for Halloween, and it was a hit,” Lindsay admitted. Then she requested, “What does it mean for you to get an award like this playing such a different role?”

“Rue is a full complicated human being with layers,” Zendaya defined. “She makes mistakes, and she does the wrong thing. The fact that we are able to have empathy for her is so huge, especially for addiction — de-stigmatizing addiction in that way. I am grateful for the show and the reactions we are able to get from it.” 

Why are followers so enthusiastic about Lindsay interviewing Emmy winner Zendaya?

“Rachel has ascended,” one fan wrote on Reddit. “And so has Zendaya. She’s so good in Euphoria.”

Lindsay spoke out towards racial injustice and racism within the franchise of The Bachelor and The Bachelorette following the unjust killing of George Floyd. Fans of the long-running collection supported the star and known as for motion. Now, they’re blissful to see their fan-favorite interviewing one other inspiring Black lady. 

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“I love Rachel and am so happy for her!” one other fan wrote. “Amazing! Euphoria was one in every of my favourite exhibits of final yr.”

Others added feedback comparable to “Black excellence,” and “my queens.”

Bachelor Nation hopes to see extra folks of coloration represented on the upcoming seasons of The Bachelorette and The Bachelor.

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