Armstrong, a local Brit, was accepting the award for Excellent Drama Sequence when he steered to occasions again house.
“Large week for successions,” he famous. “Evidently a bit extra voting concerned in our profitable than Prince Charles.”
“Maintain it royalist,” Scottish star Brian Cox interjected, maybe softening the sting.
“I’m not saying we’re extra authentic in our place. We’ll depart that to different individuals,” Armstrong continued.
Charles succeeded his mom, Queen Elizabeth II, on the throne after her loss of life final week at 96.
However even a time of mourning and transition hasn’t stopped the barbs. The brand new monarch even took a ribbing for a 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, offering an “un-thank you” to then-President Donald Trump and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in the course of the 2020 ceremony.