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Bodyguard has become the BBC's first series to be nominated for an Outstanding Drama Series Emmy in nearly 50 years, but it's star was snubbed in the Best Actor drama category.

The actor played the role of David Budd, war veteran turned head of security for controversial British Home Secretary Julia Montague, played by Keeley Hawes.

Madden picked up the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a TV Drama Series, beating Ozark‘s Jason Bateman, Stephan James (Homecoming), Pose's iconic Billy Porter and Matthew Rhys (The Americans).

It's fair to say that fans are absolutely livid over the former Game of Thrones actor's snub, and are demanding answers…

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Critic Scott Feinberg of the Hollywood Reporter pointed out in a tweet how odd it was to see the show nominated without Madden getting a nod when he was in pretty much every scene.

Madden received great reviews for his recent appearance in Elton John biopic Rocketman, and was even named one of 2019’s 100 Most Influential People by Time magazine…So why the rudeness?

Critic Philiana Ng of Entertainment Tonight agreed with the fans about the shocking omission, using Madden's image as a meme to show her dismay;

Twitter user Katy wrote; "Golden Globe Winner Richard Madden snubbed of an Emmy nomination just doesn’t sit right with me at all.

"He put his heart and soul into making 360 minutes of television & delivered one of the most breathtaking performances I’ve ever seen and then doesn’t even get nominated." DAMN RIGHT.

Some even resorted to using Emmy-nominated Kit Harington to emphasise their sadness;

The star gave his all when it came to his performance as David Budd, who suffers from PTSD from his time serving in the British army in Afghanistan.

The thriller aired in the US on Netflix but was originally produced by ITV-owned producer World Productions for the British public broadcaster.

As well as Bodyguard's Outstanding Drama Series nomination, creator Jed Mercurio also picked up a nomination for Outstanding Writing For A Drama Series for the pilot.

Game of Thrones leads the Emmy Awards nominations, setting a new record with a whopping 32 total nominations.

Brilliant Phoebe Waller-Bridge BBC show Fleabag landed 11 nominations, including a Lead Actress nod for the writer/actress, whose show Killing Eve also received multiple nominations.

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Bodyguard is expected to return for season two, with Mercurio saying he was “optimistic” about its chances of a renewal. All we want right now though, is Justice For Richard.

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House of Cards actress Kate Mara and Rocketman star Jamie Bell have announced the arrival of their baby girl.

The couple welcomed their darling daughter a couple of weeks ago. Kate took to Instagram to share the news.

She posted a snap of her daughter’s feet and wrote: “We had a baby a couple weeks ago…Here are her feet.”

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Fans were quick to congratulate the couple on their wonderful news. One said: “Congratulations! This is beyond precious.”

Another added: “Awww! So happy for your family. Enjoy this exciting time with your daughter.”

This is Kate and Jamie’s first child together, but the Snowpiercer actor also has a child from his relationship with Evan Rachel Wood.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Jamie shares a four-year-old son with the Westworld actress.

The couple have yet to reveal any further information about their baby girl but there’s no doubt they’ve picked the sweetest moniker for their bundle of joy.

Huge congratulations to the parents on the birth of their daughter.

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Another long weekend has arrived and we honestly couldn’t be happier. We are so ready to unwind and leave the stress of the past week behind us.

We have certainly got that Friday feeling but we honestly haven’t got the energy to do anything other than sprawl across the sofa for the foreseeable future.

As per usual, we’ll be tuning into everyone’s favourite Corkman Graham Norton and the presenter has got some pretty brilliant guests this week.

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Star of Doctor Foster Suranne Jones joins the presenter to talk about her new BBC show Gentleman Jack.

Rocketman actors Taron Egerton and Jamie Bell will be there to chat about their roles in the upcoming Elton John biopic.

Keanu Reeves will also join Graham to discuss John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum. Pop star Kylie Minogue will also be there to chat to Graham.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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There will be music from Eurovision hopeful Michael Rice.

The Graham Norton Show airs on BBC1 on May 3 at 10: 35 pm.

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