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Cynthia Nixon throws SHADE at former New York City mayor Andrew Cuomo

Cynthia Nixon throws SHADE at former New York governor Andrew Cuomo after he was STRIPPED of his honorary Emmy Award

  • Cynthia Nixon poked fun at her former political rival Andrew Cuomo after he resigned as New York governor and had his special Emmy stripped
  • He won an Emmy for his COVID-19 briefings in 2020, though it was taken away on Tuesday as he left office
  • ‘The difference between me and Andrew Cuomo? Neither of us is governor, but I still have my Emmy(s),’ Nixon, 55, tweeted
  • Nixon ran against Cuomo for New York Governor in 2018 

Just hours after officially leaving office as the New York governor, Andrew Cuomo was also stripped of his honorary Emmy Award, which Cynthia Nixon poked some fun at.

Cuomo, 63, was accused by several women of sexual misconduct, with an investigation by New York Attorney General Letitia James, which concluded that the governor ‘sexually harassed multiple women,’ which, ‘violated federal and state law.’

The former governor announced his resignation two weeks ago, and after leaving office on Tuesday, the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences decided to rescind the special Emmy award he won for his daily COVID-19 briefings.

Resigned: Just hours after officially leaving office as the New York governor, Andrew Cuomo was also stripped of his honorary Emmy Award, which Cynthia Nixon poked some fun at

The Sex and the City star reacted to the news with a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, which was well-received by her fans.

‘The difference between me and Andrew Cuomo? Neither of us is governor, but I still have my Emmy(s),’ Nixon, 55, tweeted.

The tweet received over 2K replies, nearly 6K retweets and over 77K likes, just nine hours after it was sent.

Tweet: The Sex and the City star reacted to the news with a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, which was well-received by her fans

Tweet: The Sex and the City star reacted to the news with a tweet on Tuesday afternoon, which was well-received by her fans

The allegations against Cuomo started in December 2020, covering a range of sexual misconduct behavior, which Cuomo denied.

New York Attorney General Letitia James hired an independent law firm to investigate the claims in February 2021, with the investigation complete in August.

The investigation found that Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women during his time in office, which lead to pressure from multiple places – including President Biden – to resign, which he did on August 10.

Allegations: The allegations against Cuomo started in December 2020, covering a range of sexual misconduct behavior, which Cuomo denied

Allegations: The allegations against Cuomo started in December 2020, covering a range of sexual misconduct behavior, which Cuomo denied

The resignation would take effect in 14 days, and when Cuomo left office on Tuesday, it coincided with the International Academy of Television Arts and Sciences announcing they’re rescinding Cuomo’s special Emmy.

‘The International Academy announced today that in light of the New York Attorney General’s report, and Andrew Cuomo’s subsequent resignation as Governor, it is rescinding his special 2020 International Emmy Award,’ the statement began. 

‘His name and any reference to his receiving the award will be eliminated from International Academy materials going forward,’ the statement concluded.

Emmy winner: Nixon actually ran against Cuomo for the Democratic nomination in 2018, and also has two Emmy Awards to her credit

Emmy winner: Nixon actually ran against Cuomo for the Democratic nomination in 2018, and also has two Emmy Awards to her credit

Nixon actually ran against Cuomo for the Democratic nomination in 2018, and also has two Emmy Awards to her credit. 

She won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2004 for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in Sex and the City.

She also won Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for a 2008 turn in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. 

Emmy win: She won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2004 for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in Sex and the City

Emmy win: She won Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series in 2004 for her portrayal of Miranda Hobbes in Sex and the City

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