Emmys 2018: It's time for you to know Hannah Gadsby's name

Angelo Anderson
September 21, 2018

And judging from the fact that she sold out the Sydney Opera House for the special, a lot of people can relate. Nobody knows what jokes are, especially not men.

A delight in an often lacklustre Emmys, Australian comedian Hannah Gadsby pretty much stole the show on Monday with her brilliantly dry, but very amusing bit while handing out the Outstanding Director for a Drama Series award. "That's why I'm presenting alone", she added.

Gadsby was on stage to present the award for Best Direction in a Drama and began by admitting "This is not normal". In her signature self-deprecating way - complete with plenty of "jokes" about hating men - she said that it was probably because of her that victor Stephen Daldry wasn't at the event to accept his award.

"Nobody knows what jokes are". "So I think I just leave now, and that's ..."

Emmys 2018: It's time for you to know Hannah Gadsby's name
Hannah Gadsby Just Won The Emmys With This Hilarious Skit

Watch the clip above, because, as always, Gadsby's delivery is what really sells this.

"That Hannah Gadsby is on my TV, presenting at the Emmy's making the jokes she's making is like....wow".

Gadsby's appearance also won her new fans.

Many demanded that Gadsby be given the opportunity to host next year, and at every other award show, too. "That was a really amusing minute of television", Twitter user Gannon wrote.


Other reports by Iphone Fresh

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