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What is the one factor an influence couple like Chrissy Teigen and John Legend need to struggle over? Shelf area for his or her veritable treasure trove of awards, clearly!

After her husband, John Legend, was nominated for 2 Emmy Awards (appearing and producing) for Jesus Christ Celebrity, Chrissy Teigen joked on Twitter that her beloved Spike TV Award may discover itself got rid of the mantle to make room for a few of his shiny new statues. “If he wins, he’ll full his EGOT and my spike television award will most likely be moved. However it’s okay I AM SO PROUD!” Teigen wrote.

That is a reasonably excessive class downside, however John Legend says there isn’t any want for an in-house competitors in the case of trophies.

“No, no! It would not need to occur like that, we have loads of room on the awards shelf and loads of room round the home. We’ll be certain all of the awards are nicely represented,” John Legend advised TV Information after getting in a very good chuckle at his spouse’s tweet. “Although I do assume the Emmy may take up probably the most area among the many main Academy awards. Hopefully we’ll get an opportunity to do a take a look at.”

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It feels like they have it lined, however anxiousness over shelf area would not be out of the realm of risk for Legend contemplating an Emmy would full his EGOT, the coveted honor bestowed on those that have gained all 4 of probably the most prestigious leisure awards: Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony.

That elusive “E” is all that stands between Legend and a accomplished acronym, which he is nicely conscious of.

“Oh yeah, it has to [be on my mind] as a result of each interviewer has requested me about it [laughs]. It is one thing I by no means envisioned 15 years in the past earlier than my first album got here out,” Legend mentioned. “I used to be simply hoping I might win some Grammys probably and have an extended profession in music. With the ability to work primarily as a musician in different genres and be acknowledged by the opposite Academies has been thrilling. I simply by no means envisioned this could be the case once I began in my profession, however now that we’re on the verge of it taking place, it is actually thrilling. You may by no means assume that it may occur simply since you get nominated, however even being this shut is thrilling.”

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We’ll discover out in September whether or not Legend will be a part of the EGOT ranks, however till then he isn’t stressing about it, win or lose. In actual fact, he was so chill about this award that he completely forgot the nominations had been even coming in immediately.

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“I used to be truly understanding within the fitness center,” Legend mentioned. “I had written down in my calendar that the nominations had been this morning, however once I was on the fitness center I forgot all about it and wasn’t even fascinated by the truth that they had been this morning…. I used to be listening to music from a few of my recording classes for the final couple days and for some cause the music minimize off, and I noticed it was a cellphone name coming by means of. So my cellphone was like, ‘Hey, you possibly can’t take heed to music anymore, you bought a cellphone name coming by means of.’ It was my publicist Amanda calling me to provide me the large information… Then after I bought the information I went again and did some extra shoulder presses.”

EGOT, schm-EGOT, concentrate on these killer lats, John!

The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards will air Monday, Sept. 17 at eight p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on NBC.

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