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Christina Applegate Admits She ‘Blacked Out’ at 2024 Emmys

Christina Applegate Admits She ‘Blacked Out’ at 2024 Emmys

Christina Applegate has been putting up a brave fight health-wise, but she had an experience at the 2024 Emmys. Applegate came out with some support – along with her cane. In case you didn’t know, she’s been battling multiple sclerosis as a champ. These days, Applegate doesn’t get out too much or online hardly at all.

She sat down for an interview with Robin Roberts of Good Morning America, talking about her current life experience. Amid the chat, Roberts asked Christina Applegate about her time at the Emmys. She gave out an Emmy for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. That’s a role she knows very well after all her years as Kelly Bundy on Married… With Children.

Applegate said that she really couldn’t remember what happened at the ceremony, DoYouRemember reports. She told Roberts, “I actually kinda blacked out. People said, ‘Oh, you were so funny,’ and I’m like, I don’t even know what I said. I don’t know what I was doing. (And) I got so freaked out that I didn’t even know what was happening anymore.”

Christina Applegate: Living With MS Is A Challenge

In the interview with Roberts, Applegate called living with multiple sclerosis challenging. She admits that it’s had a big impact on her life. But Christina Applegate said she also is quite grateful for the support system that she has around her, especially at the Emmys.

“I live kind of in hell,” Applegate, 52, told Roberts. “I’m not out a lot, so this is, like, a little difficult, just for my system. But, yeah, of course, the support is wonderful, and I’m really grateful.”

Referencing the Emmys again, Applegate said that she appreciated the standing ovation from the audience there. “I felt really beloved, and it was really a beautiful thing,” Applegate said. “Then—and I’m just going to say this—that audience stood up for everybody.”

As mentioned earlier, Applegate had her breakthrough role on the Fox sitcom. After playing a ditzy blonde for many seasons, Applegate wanted different roles to play. She went on to star in Jesse for two seasons, then moved on into guest-starring roles as well.

One of them, on Friends, led to Applegate winning a Primetime Emmy Award. In the ensuing years, she gained even more nominations for Primetime Emmy Awards, too. Applegate was even nominated for a Tony Award based on her performance in a revival of Sweet Charity.

Among her movie performances include Don’t Tell Mom The Babysitter’s Dead, The Sweetest Thing, Grand Theft Parsons, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy and its sequel, Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues.

Actress Receives Support From Family, Friends

There have been many other television roles, movie roles, and even voiceover work in Applegate’s career. But the thing she’s focusing on these days is, of course, her health. Applegate also receives support from her husband, musician Martyn LeNoble of Porno for Pyros fame. They also have one child from their time together.

Fans should not expect to see Applegate in front of the camera anytime soon. She’s not willing to act while her health affects her right now. Reportedly, though, Applegate has told people that she’d be open to doing voiceover work. That might work if a talked-about animated version of Married… With Children gets off the ground.

In 2022, Applegate received a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. At the ceremony with her were longtime co-stars Katey Sagal and David Faustino. Applegate’s star happens to be near Sagal’s and fellow longtime co-star Ed O’Neill’s too.