Armstrong, a local Brit, was accepting the award for Excellent Drama Sequence when he steered to occasions again house.

“Large week for successions,” he famous. “Evidently somewhat extra voting concerned in our successful than Prince Charles.”

“Hold it royalist,” Scottish star Brian Cox interjected, maybe softening the sting.

“I’m not saying we’re extra reputable in our place. We’ll depart that to different folks,” Armstrong continued.

Charles succeeded his mom, Queen Elizabeth II, on the throne after her dying final week at 96.

However even a time of mourning and transition hasn’t stopped the barbs. The brand new monarch even took a ribbing for the way he directed workers to clear his desk whereas he signed the accession proclamation.

Armstrong has mocked the highly effective earlier than on the Emmys, offering an “un-thank you” to then-President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson throughout the 2020 ceremony.

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