Kelsey Grammer ‘Still at a Loss’ Over Emmy Snub

By ABC News

Sep 21, 2012 4:26pm
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The Emmy Awards are this Sunday, but Kelsey Grammer said he won’t be tuning in.

Though he won a Golden Globe for his performance as the sociopathic mayor of Chicago on the Starz series “Boss,” Grammer did not receive an Emmy nomination.

He’s “still at a loss” for why he was snubbed, he said, though he insisted he doesn’t hold a grudge against the TV Academy.

Grammer recently suggested that he didn’t get a nod because liberal-leaning Hollywood was punishing him for being a conservative. However, he told ABC News Radio, “I’ve since come to think that maybe ["Boss"] just hasn’t gotten out there enough, I don’t know.”

Grammer told Jay Leno Aug. 15 he didn’t know why he didn’t snag a nomination.

“Yeah, its hard to figure,” Grammer said. “It may have to do with several things, honestly, but I think it’s possible. I mean, I’m a declared out-of-the-closet Republican in Hollywood.”

Leno suggested the snub may be because “Boss” is on Starz, which many people do not watch.

“Well that’s not good is it,” Grammer replied with a laugh.

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