Kid Cudi Congratulates Sheryl Lee Ralph on Her Historic Emmy Win

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Image via Getty/Matt Winkelmeye

Kid Cudi is a big fan of Sheryl Lee Ralph.

Cudder was among the many celebrities who congratulated Ralph on her historic victory at the 74th Primetime Emmy Awards. The 65-year-old actress won Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role as Barbara Howard in the ABC sitcom Abbott Elementary. It marked the second time a Black actress won the category, following Jackée Harry’s 1987 win for 227.

Ralph’s son, Etienne Maurice, posted a TikTok video in which he learned Cudder and sent his mom a bouquet of flowers along with a heartfelt congratulatory note.

“Kid Cudi gave you flowers? No! What?” the 30-year-old tells his mom, before reading the note aloud. “Congrats Sheryl, you are a legend, and watching you and Quinta [Brunson] win was truly inspiring. Your speech was everything. Always rooting for you…Looking forward to meeting you one day.”

Ralph’s 27-year-old daughter, Ivy-Victoria Maurice, was also in disbelief.

“Kid Cudi, oh my gosh. I know you sent my mom flowers, but I love you so much,” she said, before she and her brother began reciting lyrics from the rapper’s “Maui Wowie” song.

@walkgoodetienne Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think one of my favorite artists of all time would be sending flowers to my mom. I know this is about my Mom, but @KidCudi ♬ Man On The Moon – Album Version (Explicit) – Kid Cudi

Maurice also expressed his gratitude in the video caption.

“Never in my wildest dreams did I ever think one of my favorite artists of all time would be sending flowers to my mom,” he wrote. “I know this is about my Mom, but @KidCudi, my mother wouldn’t know who you were if I wasn’t blasting your music on my way to school in the morning or her buying tickets to see you for my high school graduation. I am your fan from DAY 1 bro bro. Thank you for showing love to moms. You are loved my g.”

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