Armstrong, a local Brit, was accepting the award for Outstanding Drama Series when he steered to occasions again house.
“Big week for successions,” he famous. “Evidently a little more voting involved in our winning than Prince Charles.”
“Keep it royalist,” Scottish star Brian Cox interjected, maybe softening the sting.
“I’m not saying we’re more legitimate in our position. We’ll leave that to other people,” Armstrong continued.
Charles succeeded his mom, Queen Elizabeth II, on the throne after her dying final week at 96.
But even a time of mourning and transition hasn’t stopped the barbs. The new monarch even took a ribbing for the way he directed employees to clear his desk whereas he signed the accession proclamation.
Armstrong has mocked the highly effective earlier than on the Emmys, providing an “un-thank you” to then-President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson throughout the 2020 ceremony.