Snub of the Day: Lee Daniels Gets Vulgar About Not Receiving An Emmy Nomination for 'Empire'

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Lee Daniels drops an 'F' bomb over Empire Emmy Snub
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Emmy nominations will always upset someone, and the July 16 announcements were no different.

To many, one of the biggest losers was FOX's new, and extremely popular, show Empire.

Due to it's impressive ratings and social media buzz, many thought it would be a shoe-in to receive multiple Emmy nominations, both for the acting roles and for the series as a whole.

Some people saw the snub coming months ago:



However, the person who took it the hardest was show creator Lee Daniels. He made his thoughts quite clear on Instagram.

#canfinallypostthis #timetoberealagain #emmyniceguyoverwith @jussiesmollett 😂

A video posted by Lee Daniels (@theoriginalbigdaddy) on



It wasn't a complete loss for the show. Taraji P. Henson, who plays fan favorite Cookie, earned herself a nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress In a Drama Series.

Netflix Had the Perfect Response for Losing the Emmy

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Emmy Awards Wrap Up

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Emmy Awards Wrap Up:

-- The show opened with a song and dance number that featured everybody except Alec Baldwin.

-- Steven Levitan's wife was not amused.

-- "Welcome back to the Modern Famil

Backstage Drama of the Day

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Backstage Drama of the Day: Alec Baldwin was all set to play a fictional president of television in the opening video for tonight's Emmy Awards show, but the 30 Rock star quit the gig after News Corp-owned Fox cut a joke he made about News Corp CEO Rupert Murdoch and the ongoing