Emotional Response

Christina Applegate was visibly moved to tears when she received a standing ovation from the audience at the 2024 Emmy Awards.

MS Battle

 This appearance was significant as Applegate has been battling Multiple Sclerosis (MS), a diagnosis she revealed in 2021.

Award Presentation

Applegate presented the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series award during the ceremony.

Career Acknowledgement

She began her speech by mentioning some of her notable roles throughout her Hollywood career.

First-Ever Screen Credit Mention

Applegate humorously referred to her first-ever screen credit from 1972 as Baby Burt Grizzell in 'Days of Our Lives.'

Surprise Appearance

Her appearance at the 75th Primetime Emmys was a surprise, and she was assisted on stage by host Anthony Anderson.

Joking Despite Challenges

Despite her challenges, Applegate maintained her sense of humor, joking about the audience standing up for her.

Elegant Attire

She was dressed in a silk velvet Siriano skirt ensemble, looking radiant and receiving praise from the designer, Christian Siriano.

First Red Carpet Event Since Diagnosis

This was her first red carpet event since February 2023 and since her MS diagnosis in August 2021.

Open About MS Impact

In interviews, Applegate has been open about how MS affects her daily life, mentioning challenges like showering and being in crowds.