Jennifer Coolidge Jokes About Lavender Bath She's Wrong as She Takes Home Her First Emmy For 'The White Lotus'

A veteran actor Jennifer Coolidge tonight won her first Emmy 

in the award category that she won in the category of Outstanding supporting actress in a Limited or Anthology Series or Movie, 

by starring in the most memorable episode of HBO's The White Lotus. 

(Watch the speech she delivered at her award ceremony below in full. )"Hey, hi. Thank you so much. Gosh. What a night!" said Coolidge at in the top. 

"I would like to tell my fellow nominees, it's amazing that to have you in presence it's incredible.

"Coolidge stated that she'd had "a lavender bath" prior to the event which made the "swell up" in her gown. 

"I'm struggling with talking," she deadpanned. "But regardless it's so exciting. 

..."The program was then abruptly cut short when the actress screamed when she realized she had to finish her thank-yous.