Amanda Seyfried Thanks Kids, Dog in Speech

One proud mama. Amanda SeyfriedDuring her emotional acceptance speech at The 74th Primetime Emmy Awards, she thanked her children and Finn, her beloved dog.

“This is a really nice feeling,” the Dropoutstar, 36, said she was honored to be named Outstanding Lead Actress for a Limited or Anthology Series Movie or Series on Monday, September 12, after playing the disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes. After thanking creator Liz MeriweatherSeyfried shared with the cast and crew a sweet message of appreciation for her loved ones.

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“Hi! Bubs, you gotta go to bed now, but thanks!” the Mean GirlsStar said it, addressing the two children she shares her husband with Thomas Sadoski. “Thank you, my family. [Thank you to] my mom, my husband, my dad and my kids — and my dog Finn! Thank you so much.”

The Newsroom alum, 46, was equally emotional when Seyfried was announced as the winner, grabbing his wife’s face and giving her a passionate kiss as they stood up from their seats. Sadoski appeared to be in tears while he accompanied Seyfried. Big LoveAfter receiving her award, the alum took the stage to cheer on the audience.

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Us Weekly confirmed in September 2016 that the couple — who met in the year prior while starring in the Off-Broadway play The Way We Get By — were engaged after a whirlwind romance. Seyfried and Sadoski secretly married in March 2017, when she was nine months pregnant. The Mamma Mia!Two weeks later, star gave birth to Nina.

“I really wanted to have rings on in the hospital, you know?” Seyfried told PorterEditIn July 2018, she explained why she wanted to wed before she gave birth to their daughter. “And what if something goes wrong, and he’s not legally my husband?”

She said that the ceremony was low-key and was followed by brunch at Cheebo Los Angeles. “We got married in Topanga, March last year,” she said at the time. “Just the two of us. And afterward, I was like, ‘Can we just go to Cheebo?’ It was awesome.”

The couple announced in September 2020 that they had had a second child. They did so via statements through the organizations INARA (War Child). “Since the birth of our daughter three years ago our commitment to the innocent children that are so brutally affected by conflict and war has been a driving force in our lives,” the twosome wrote at the time. “With the birth of our son the work of INARA and War Child has become our North Star.”

Seyfried’s shout-out to her pooch was particularly special as she revealed earlier this year that he had completed his final round of chemotherapy. “So this is a big day for us because … Congratulations Finny, it’s your last chemo,” the Pennsylvania native shared via her Instagram Story in July. “No more chemo! This is his sixth chemo and last. [round today.]”