The Emmy nominations today proved to be an unfortunate event for Neil Patrick Harris.
After the 2017 nominations were officially announced this morning, stars turned to social media to express their excitement and congratulatory wishes to the nominees — but not Harris!
“Curse you, @TheEmmys, and all that you stand for! Vengeance…will…be…MINE!!” he tweeted, along with a photo of himself in character as Count Olaf.
— Neil Patrick Harris (@ActuallyNPH) July 13, 2017
He then finished his tweet by jokingly asking for an invite to the highly-anticipated after party.
“Um, possible to still get a ticket to the Governor’s Ball?”
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Although Harris seemed to be the only actor who publicly expressed any ounce of disappointment, he was not the only one who turned to Twitter after the morning reveal. Other stars who were left off the nominees list — despite anticipated nods — also tweeted their thoughts, all which were congratulatory messages to their fellow castmates.
— Mandy Moore (@TheMandyMoore) July 13, 2017
Lena Dunham was also expected to get a nomination for her work as a creator and actress on Girls, which was nominated for the first three seasons, but showed no hard feelings and instead, congratulated her “favorite weird boys,” nominees Riz Ahmed and Matthew Rhys.
Congrats to my favorite weird boys @rizmc & Matthew Rhys on your Emmy noms. Loved playing make-believe with you. ❤️❤️❤️
— Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) July 13, 2017
So while he may not be winning an Emmy this year, we can definitely count on Harris to tell it like it is!