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9 Famous Emmy Firsts: How Bill Cosby and More Made TV History

9 Famous Emmy Firsts: How Bill Cosby and More Made TV History
This year's Emmy nominations saw a historic first: Orange Is the New Black star Laverne Cox was nominated for the outstanding guest actress in a comedy series award, making her the first openly transgender person nominated in an acting category. (Conductor Angela Morley won several Emmys for music direction.)

The award ultimately went to Cox's Orange costar, Uzo "Crazy Eyes" Aduba – the win was announced during the Creative Arts portion of the awards, which took place on Aug. 16 – but Cox's nomination is a first nonetheless. Now in their 66th year, the Emmy Awards have seen many famous firsts. Have a
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Where are they now? Five female faces who disappeared from our screens

David Dimbleby is still at the helm of Question Time and John Humphrys presents Today but their female peers have vanished

Just 18% of on-air presenters in their over 50s are women, new figures have revealed. So while David Dimbleby, 74, chairs Question Time, Jeremy Paxman, 63, fronts Newsnight and John Humphrys, 69, presents the Today programme, what has happened to their female counterparts of a similar age? Here's where five famous faces from a few years ago – aged from 61 to 73 – are now:

Selina Scott

The former breakfast TV favourite relocated to Yorkshire to set up a goat-wool farm when she left full-time broadcasting. The 61-year-old won £250,000 from Channel 5 after successfully suing the Richard Desmond-owned broadcaster for ageism.

A campaigner for Age UK, Scott was last on TV on Sky Arts, where she presented a five-part documentary series Treasure Houses of Britain in 2011 and was awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Hull
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Trayvon Martin 'Could've Been Either Of Our Children,' Young Jeezy Says

'Nobody's child should be shot in cold blood for anything,' Jeezy tells MTV News in reaction to the death of the Florida teenager.

By Rob Markman, with reporting by Sway Calloway

Young Jeezy

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The hip-hop community has been particularly vocal about the tragic shooting death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin. ?uestlove, Big Boi and Wyclef Jean, like so many other Americans, have spoken out in the support of the 17-year-old boy who was murdered while walking home through a gated Florida community. During an interview with MTV News in Las Vegas on Wednesday, Young Jeezy expressed both his concern and support with equal vigor.

"I feel very deeply as a community leader and as a product of my culture," the self-proclaimed Thug Motivator said. "I feel like we all got to get together and stop this, 'cause I have a son his age and I
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