- Regina King won the Emmy for lead actress in a limited series on Monday for Netflix’s “Seven Seconds.”
- Netflix tweeted “REGINA KING DESERVES THE WORLD” in response to her win.
- The tweet was quickly mocked, because Netflix canceled “Seven Seconds” earlier this year after one season.
Netflix is thrilled over Regina King’s Emmy win for her performance on its show “Seven Seconds,” but the streaming giant is being mocked for its enthusiasm.
King won her third Emmy on Monday for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series (she previously won in 2015 and 2016 for Supporting Actress in a Limited Series for “American Crime”).
The Netflix description for “Seven Seconds” is, “The death of a 15-year-old African American boy in Jersey City sets off a police cover-up and a search for the truth.” It was meant to be an anthology series about race and crime in America.
Netflix responded to King’s win by tweeting: “REGINA KING DESERVES THE WORLD.” The problem? It canceled “Seven Seconds” in April after only one season.
REGINA KING DESERVES THE WORLD. pic.twitter.com/7o9q9aCaaN
— Netflix US (@netflix) September 18, 2018
It didn’t take long for people on Twitter to point that out.
Below are some responses to the tweet:
Maybe she deserved a second season? But then she wouldn't have won. So… It's tough, guys!
— Daniel Fienberg (@TheFienPrint) September 18, 2018
Yup! She deserves the world AND another season!
— Stephon Mendoza (@MindofMendoza) September 18, 2018
Then why you cancel the show then? pic.twitter.com/2MGiG8BTrS
— Amanda Rae (@manndaraee) September 18, 2018
We deserve a second season
— Jordan Finch (@_loovejordaan) September 18, 2018
so season 2 right?
— Remi (@da_remster) September 18, 2018
If you feel that way bring back her show.
— Patrice Francois (@Pattydagreat) September 18, 2018
if thats the case why didnt you renew seven seconds for a 2nd season
— D.Y.Turner (@crownlifelive) September 18, 2018
She also deserves another season.
— Stennex (@stennex) September 18, 2018
didn't you cancel this show tho?
— Paul B. (@trekkiebabble) September 18, 2018
Y’all really stepped in that one. Just deleted this and post a renewal announcement. pic.twitter.com/46viv7XSsC
— Kimberly Nicole (@Karamelioness) September 18, 2018