Emmys 2012: 'Veep's' Julia Louis-Dreyfus ties Lucille Ball for most performance noms - 'I don't know what to say'

With her nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy for "Veep," Julia Louis-Dreyfus has tied legendary comedian Lucille Ball as having earned the most performance Emmy nominations with 13, which the star tells Zap2it is unbelievable."I'm still not quite believing it myself, to tell you the truth. It really is ... I don't know what to say," says Louis-Dreyfus. With all the talk in recent years about women in comedy -- they're getting more head writing jobs, they're anchoring their own shows -- there are still people wondering if women can be funny. And Ball was doing it all 60 years ago."[Lucille Ball] owned those shows, too," Louis-Dreyfus points out, referring to Ball's production company that produced "I Love Lucy" and "The Lucy Show.""And she starred opposite her Cuban husband [Desi Arnaz], so in that day and age, it was a triumph and another triumph, you know what I mean?" says Louis-Dreyfus. "I'm in...


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