John Legend made history this weekend. The singer took home an Emmy at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Sunday along with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice for producing Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert. With that win Legend earned EGOT status. Legend is the first African American man to earn the coveted status of winning an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony. Before Sunday only 12 people had earned EGOT status.
Anthony Bourdain was honored with 2 posthumous Emmy wins on Sunday for his CNN show Anthony Bourdain Parts Unknown. Winning for outstanding writing for a nonfiction program and for outstanding information series or special. “Tony was nominated for this Emmy many times,” producer Lydia Tenaglia said while accepting the writing award. “But it had always eluded him, the one he had always coveted, so it is with tremendous bittersweetness that I accept it on his behalf… his writing was always fiercely intelligent — very real, no bullshit.”In total the show took home six awards.
Denise Richards married Aaron Phypers this weekend. The couple were married in Malibu on Saturday in a small ceremony surrounded by family and friends including her new co-stars from The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills. Bravo cameras were there filming all the action.