Julia Louis-Dreyfus’ Emmys Acceptance Speech Will Break Your Heart

Hug your dad.

1. Julia Louis-Dreyfus won her millionth* Emmy tonight.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Emmys Acceptance Speech Will Break Your Heart

Actually, it was number eight, but you get the idea.

2. And since she’s one of the funniest women on the planet, Julia had some good lines in her acceptance speech, like when she apologized for her show Veep for tearing “down the wall between comedy and politics.”

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Emmys Acceptance Speech Will Break Your Heart

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Emmys Acceptance Speech Will Break Your Heart

4. But then she started getting emotional, and hit us with this whopper.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Emmys Acceptance Speech Will Break Your Heart

5. It turns out that Julia’s father, William Louis-Dreyfus, passed away on Friday, Sept. 16 at the age of 84.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Emmys Acceptance Speech Will Break Your Heart

6. What a tribute.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus' Emmys Acceptance Speech Will Break Your Heart

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