Reba McEntire Hilariously Congratulates ‘Ted Lasso’ Cast On Emmys Wins

It looks like Reba McEntire is a fan of Ted Lasso!  The country music icon took to Twitter early Monday…


Lauren Jo Black

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September 20, 2021


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It looks like Reba McEntire is a fan of Ted Lasso

The country music icon took to Twitter early Monday morning (Sept. 20) to congratulate the comedy series on its four Emmys wins. 

“Congratulations to everyone on Team @TedLasso on your #Emmy wins,” she wrote. 

In true Reba form, she made a joke, referencing the fact that in the show, Ted Lasso (Jason Sudeikis), leaves tickets for Roy Kent (Brett Goldstein) at will call under the names of famous country singers. 

Throughout the show, tickets were left under the pseudonyms Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton and Shania Twain. And, *spoiler alert* tickets were finally picked up by Kent when they were left under the alias Reba McEntire. 

“I tried to get in to the show, but someone forgot to leave my ticket at will call… #RoyKent,” she joked. 

Ted Lasso, which airs on Apple TV, won a total of four Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series – Jason Sudeikis, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series – Brett Goldstein, Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series – Hannah Waddingham and Outstanding Comedy Series. 

Reba McEntire’s comedy, Reba, was previously nominated for two Emmys in 2005 and 2006, however, the beloved comedy series never took home a win. 

Although she has yet to win an Emmy, the Country Music Hall of Fame and Hollywood Bowl member has won 16 ACM Awards, 15 American Music Awards, 9 People’s Choice Awards, 6 CMA Awards, 3 GRAMMY® Awards, a GMA Dove Award and was a 2018 Kennedy Center Honors recipient, in addition to multiple philanthropic and leadership honors.

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Lauren Jo Black, a University of Central Florida graduate, has immersed herself in the world of country music for over 15 years. In 2008, she co-founded CountryMusicIsLove, eventually selling it to a major record label in 2015. Following the rebranding of the website to Sounds Like Nashville, Black served as Editor-in-Chief for two and a half years. Currently, she assumes the role of Editor-in-Chief at Country Now and oversees Country Now’s content and digital footprint. Her extensive experience also encompasses her previous role as a Country Music Expert Writer for and her work being featured on She’s been spotlighted among Country Aircheck’s Women of Influence and received the 2012 Rising Star Award from the University of Central Florida. Black also spent time in front of the camera as host of Country Now Live, which brought live music directly to fans in 2021 when the majority of concerts were halted due to the pandemic. During this time, she hosted 24 weeks of live concerts via Country Now Live on Twitch with special guests such as Lady A, Dierks Bentley, Jordan Davis, Brett Young, and Jon Pardi. Over the course of her career, she has had the privilege of conducting interviews with some of the industry’s most prominent stars, including Reba McEntire, Blake Shelton, Luke Combs, Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Miranda Lambert, Lainey Wilson, and many others. Lauren Jo Black is a longtime member of the Country Music Association and the Academy of Country Music.