New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was widely panned following an announcement that he is set to receive an International Emmy Founders Award for his leadership during the coronavirus pandemic.
“Gov Andrew M Cuomo of NY will receive the International Emmy Founders Award in recognition of his leadership during the Covid19 pandemic & his masterful use of TV to inform & calm people around the world,” the official Twitter account of the International Emmy Awards tweeted Friday. “The Emmy will be presented to @NYGovCuomo on Nov 23.”
Negative reactions began to immediately pour in on social media from individuals