Kelsey Grammer: I Didn't Get an Emmy Nomination Because I'm Republican

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Did Boss star Kelsey Grammer get snubbed by the Emmys this year because he's a Republican?

"I think it's possible... I mean, I'm a declared, out-of-the-closet Republican in Hollywood," Grammer said Wednesday night on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno. "Do I believe it's possible that some young person, young voting actor — or even older voting member for the Emmys — would sit there and go, 'Yeah, that's a great performance, but I just hate everything he stands for'? I don't believe that's possible," he said, with a hint of sarcasm.

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Leno then brought up the fact that he has five previous Emmys, to which Grammer said, "Just after that last [win], I became one."

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