Kaley Cuoco Just Had the Most Emotional Reaction to Her Golden Globe Nom

The star shared a video of herself in tears after hearing her name called.

Golden Globe nominations were announced on Feb. 3, and with that came a slew of reactions—both positive and negative. While many nominees cheerfully and tearfully celebrated their acknowledgment from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, one star seemed more overwhelmed by the honor than others. Actor Kaley Cuoco shared two videos of her delighted reaction to the news of her Golden Globe nomination for her role on The Flight Attendant. Keep reading to see more of Kuoco's response to her nomination, and for more news on the actor, Kaley Cuoco Says Big Bang Gave Her Love Scenes With Her Ex "On Purpose."

Kaley Cuoco was in tears over her Golden Globe nomination.


Following nomination announcements, Cuoco posted two videos of her reacting to the news. Cuoco was nominated for Best Television Actress in a Musical/Comedy Series for her role on The Flight Attendant. The first video shows Cuoco anxiously waiting to see if her name will be called. Once it is, she burst into tears. The only words Cuoco can get out are intermittent "oh my god"s and "I can't believe it." In the second video, Cuoco is seen celebrating the series' nomination for Best Musical/Comedy Series.

In her caption, the actor thanked the Golden Globes and wrote, "I will never ever forget this moment, and I can't stop crying … so proud of my entire team." And for more celebrity content delivered straight to your inbox, sign up for our daily newsletter.

The Flight Attendant has received ample praise from critics.

the flight attendant

The Flight Attendant, which premiered on HBO Max in Nov. 2020, was the streamer's number one series during its run, per Deadline. The show has a 98 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes and has already been renewed for a second season, despite being conceived as a miniseries. Reviews for The Flight Attendant were overwhelmingly positive, with Vox calling it an "absurd, sadistic joy" of a show, and NPR describing it as a "fizzy, dark, and funny mystery." And for more series worth watching, check out these Netflix Shows You Can Watch From Start to Finish This Weekend.

This is Cuoco's first major award nomination.

Kaley Cuoco

Cuoco's nomination for The Flight Attendant is her first major award nomination after decades in the business. She starred as Penny on The Big Bang Theory for 12 seasons, but was never nominated for the role. However, the cast of The Big Bang Theory did snag six ensemble nominations from the Screen Actors Guild Awards, from 2012 to 2017. And for more entertainment news, See James Gandolfini's Lookalike Son as Tony in the Sopranos Prequel.

These are the other actors Cuoco is up against at the Globes.

Kaley Cuoco in The Flight Attendant

The other actors nominated for Best Television Actress in a Musical/Comedy Series are Lily Collins in Emily in Paris, Elle Fanning in The Great, Jane Levy in Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, and Catherine O'Hara in Schitt's CreekThe Flight Attendant is competing against Emily in ParisThe GreatSchitt's Creek, and Ted Lasso for Best Musical/Comedy Series. And for some behind-the-scenes TV news, discover The One Guest Ellen DeGeneres Banned From Her Show.

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