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Daytime Emmy red carpet hosts slammed for rape jokes, race remarks
Daytime Emmy red carpet hosts slammed for rape jokes, race remarks

The 41st Daytime Emmy Awards may not have aired on a real television network this year, but that hasn't stopped the awards show from generating controversy. For the first time in its history, the kudoscast was shown via livestream Sunday night because the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences was unable to broker a TV deal in time for the show.  And instead of hiring entertainment reporters with expertise in daytime TV and soap operas to host the red carpet arrivals, the academy put out a casting call for "millennials between the ages of 18-35, all ethnicities, who have a strong entertainment news background and/or very strong social media following (300,000 followers minimum)...

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