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Ayo Edebiri wins an Emmy: 'And they say women aren't funny!'

Ayo Edebiri accepts the award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for "The Bear" during the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/AP)
Ayo Edebiri accepts the award for outstanding supporting actress in a comedy series for "The Bear" during the 75th Primetime Emmy Awards on Monday, Jan. 15, 2024, at the Peacock Theater in Los Angeles. (Chris Pizzello/AP)

For the full conversation, click here.

This week, comedian Ayo Edebiri won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy for her performance in the show “The Bear.”

Host Peter O’Dowd first discovered how funny Edebiri was back in 2021. We hear an excerpt from that conversation.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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