Laverne Cox presented the Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series award during the Emmys last night, and you might have noticed that her opening speech was randomly and inexplicably censored.
Laverne started her speech by saying “Good evening everyone. I am living proof of the American dream. That anyone in this country can lose the Emmy four years in the same category and yet somehow end up on this stage presenting an award to someone who probably didn’t—”
At this point, Laverne’s mic was briefly cut and she came back on saying “What happens to an American dream deferred? Does it shrivel up like a raisin in the sun? Stick to the script Laverne, stick to the script. And now here are the nominees for Writing in a Drama Series.”
Obviously, Twitter wanted answers:
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