As Kerry Washington mentioned in her tribute in the course of the 2021 Emmys, Michael K. Williams “would not have skipped this.” The star of The Wire and Boardwalk Empire, who died September six, will be in particular skipped tonight. He was nominated for his job in Lovecraft Nation.
In a touching nod to her co-star, Lovecraft‘s Jurnee Smollett accessorized her updo with a pin that examine “MKW.” Hair stylist Nikki Nelms posted a online video of Smollett’s total glam, and honed in on its ending contact.
“[Smollett’s] stylish updo is mild and ethereal at the major, which is reflective of the quantity in the Dior costume,” Nelms mentioned in a assertion despatched to Attract. “We paired the seem with a daring lip. I collaborated with the Emmy Nominee and made the decision hair up was the way to go. We also additional a commemorative ‘MKW’ pin for the memory of Michael K. Williams, which I additional to the twist in the again.”
In her individual assertion final 7 days, Smollett honored her pal and colleague. “Our souls tied,” she wrote on Instagram. “We joked that we experienced a trans-actual physical link. I can listen to your voice now providing me a further pep speak.”
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