Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

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Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: September 18, 2018, 03:47:54 PM
Donald Glover is an actor/singer/rapper/comedian/producer and director.

For those who don't know, he writes, directs and stars in Atlanta, a series popular in the US.

In one of the episodes, he has a character, wearing prosthetics, who was supposed to be based on MJ. If anyone wants to watch the episode it's series 2 episode 6. It's a very interesting episode which talks about 2 Michael Jacksons. It's very dark and creepy. Here is a clip from the end (spoiler obviously):

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=06WBWEeoGFk

There are many theories as to what this all means but the one that made most sense to me was posted in the comment section on YouTube:

"Teddy is the Michael Jackson that the world knows, the one who the media claims was “weird, creepy, and messed up”, the MJ who dominates headlines because of rumors that float around him

Benny is the real Michael Jackson, the one who was painfully and irreversibly hurt. The one who underwent so much bullying in his life (either from his father or the press) that he was too ashamed about what he looked like and what happened to him that he never came out of hiding. He was the scared MJ.

Benny kills Teddy because he’s the fake MJ and Benny is tired of his being alive (aka the real MJ tries to kill the fake MJ/rumors that the media created)

Then Benny/Michael Jackson kills himself because he can’t take it anymore. He’s carried too much pain.

Idk it’s just a theory, but I do think the writers/directors of the show were trying to make us think deeper about Michael Jackson and the double life he reluctantly lead."

Now, interestingly, the character Teddy turned up at the Emmys last night:


At first, people thought it was Glover, but he was seen elsewhere in the audience:
https://giphy.com/gifs/emmys-emmy-awards-emmys-2018-Y4wgvzCeeRYYI0OVw9

It's worth noting that Childish Gambino often makes references to MJ, like in his recent music video, which referenced all of the black artists that were relevant in 2018. MJ appears at the end.
https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=F1B9Fk_SgI0

In Atlanta, the Teddy character, who is supposed to represent Michael Jackson, is the only character to not have the actors name in the end cedits. Instead, it says he is played by himself:



Some more photos of that evening:






« Last Edit: October 09, 2018, 04:14:26 PM by ~Souza~ »

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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 18, 2018, 03:59:17 PM
And of course, the TMZ article!

"DONALD GLOVER
Creepy 'Atlanta' Character
TEDDY PERKINS CRASHED THE EMMYS

Donald Glover's creepy mansion dwelling, Michael Jackson-esque, character from his hit show, "Atlanta," made a surprise appearance at the 2018 Emmys -- except Donald wasn't behind the makeup.
DG and the rest of the "Atlanta" stars were in attendance Monday night, but so was Teddy Perkins ... who nearly killed Lakeith Stanfield's character in season 2. On the show, Donald played the role of Teddy, but at the Emmys ... this group shot sparked a mystery -- WHO'S WEARING THE MAKEUP???

Everyone assumed it was Donald until the photo made it clear that wasn't the case. Tuesday morning, comedian Jay Pharoah started taking credit for the appearance -- which would make sense, since his 'SNL' buddies wrote and hosted the Emmys. 
If you haven't seen the show yet, here's an example of just how damn freaky Teddy Perkins really was during his brief stint in "Atlanta." Spoiler alert ... RIP, Teddy.

"Atlanta" had a pretty solid night with 16 nominations and 3 wins ... including Katt Williams' for his role on the series.
We got Katt after the show ... with Emmy in hand."

http://www.tmz.com/2018/09/18/donald-glover-atlanta-character-teddy-perkins-crashes-emmys/
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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 19, 2018, 01:19:06 AM
According to Jay Pharoah it wasn't him either. https://mobile.twitter.com/JayPharoah


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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 19, 2018, 04:58:45 AM
Lol! Did you watch the episode @souza ?

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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 19, 2018, 10:51:54 AM
Lol! Did you watch the episode @souza ?

I did, very interesting.

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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 19, 2018, 10:37:27 PM
So no one knows who it was?

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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 20, 2018, 05:52:11 PM
 Nobody has admitted to it as far as I'm aware.

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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 22, 2018, 03:44:02 PM
My thought is that Atlanta writer Jamal Olori isn't Teddy Perkins either. His teeth and earlobes don't match "Emmy" Teddy Perkins I can't add a comparison pic but Teddy and Jamal's earlobes are shaped different on the bottom. Jamal's is attached and Teddy's hangs
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Re: Donald Glover aka Childish Gambino

  • on: September 22, 2018, 08:05:14 PM
I agree, it's not Jamal either. Jay's face was the closest of all the suspects but he didn't quite match up either. Plus he was photographed that night without ant makeup and denied it was him.


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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: September 23, 2018, 05:22:08 AM
The telltale scar on the bottom of "Emmy" Teddy's lip is a dead give away. It's the same as MJ's

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: September 23, 2018, 10:47:28 AM
I agree!  Thats MJ behind that mask and he's getting bold!
https://youtu.be/5Z-anZPeyGc
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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: September 24, 2018, 03:55:56 PM
This video is super interesting. I noticed a few MJ references.

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=VYOjWnS4cMY

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: October 09, 2018, 03:46:34 PM
The telltale scar on the bottom of "Emmy" Teddy's lip is a dead give away. It's the same as MJ's

Wow I never realised that MJ had a scar on his lip!

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: October 09, 2018, 03:53:43 PM
I thought others had already noticed that .. I believe he's had that score since Heath in his lips

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: October 09, 2018, 04:03:38 PM
I thought others had already noticed that .. I believe he's had that score since Heath in his lips
Interesting. Not sure if the others had noticed it but I hadn't.

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: October 09, 2018, 06:38:25 PM
Hello here! Nice thread!
This Teddy Perkins character sure has resuscitated the MJ - Hoax- Community!
 Everywhere,  Everybody is talking a lot about this new possible MJ-disguise!
Just thought to share my montages on this here as well .... I think the photos speak LOUDER than words in this case loll

-- The hands, nails & fingers look alike....


-- Similar chin (cleft)


-- Similar cheeks & jaw lines and.... THRILLER EYES (contact lenses )
WHO is it ?


-- How does one prevent the most Famous Nose from being recognized? =>Nose Prosthetic
Question: Why wasn't it better hidden under make up?
We can see where it starts from the difference in color. Was this fine line left visible on purpose?
And those jaw lines! :Love:


- No comment! :Heart:


-- The Balcony waving!! familiar?  :smile:


-- The tabloids on the door remind me of the Tabloids that taunted Michael


-- This ^^ is the scene where Teddy Perkins mentions Joe Jackson
WATCH =>> Teddy Perkins' Dad Museum --
 https://youtu.be/AQSkF-JijaA

"Why Does Teddy Perkins Look Like Michael Jackson"
https://youtu.be/R-VwgUal05A

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: October 10, 2018, 05:05:16 PM
Great comparisons Sim. And yes that is without a doubt a prosthetic nose, you can see in the close up quite clearly.

The side profile is quite obvious. They eyes are a give away, even with contacts.

I'm pretty convinced it's MJ at this point.

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: November 16, 2018, 02:45:25 PM
Brian Tyree Henry Still Doesn’t Know Who Played Teddy Perkins at the Emmys

The "Atlanta" co-star says he's perfectly fine letting the mystery be.

It’s been over seven months since the “Atlanta” Season 2 episode “Teddy Perkins” unleashed one of the biggest TV discussions of the year. Pored over and unpacked, both thematically and logistically, both title character and the episode itself have been shrouded in a layer of secrecy and uncertainty ever since it aired in early April.

That confusion only grew exponentially at this year’s Emmys, when Teddy showed up in the audience. Though eagle-eyed viewers spotted him in the crowd, photos later surfaced of this Teddy with the regular “Atlanta” cast, including Donald Glover, who played the character in the original episode.

Apparently, Glover’s co-star Brian Tyree Henry still doesn’t know who it was that popped up on awards night. In an interview on “Late Night with Seth Meyers” to promote the upcoming release of “Widows,” Henry told Meyers that he still has no idea who it was under the makeup at the Emmys.

“I don’t want any part of it,” Henry said. “I was sitting next to Zazie [Beetz] and I looked at her and I was like ‘Is that Teddy Perkins? So where’s Donald? Oh, there’s Donald right there.’ She’s like, ‘It’s gotta be Keith.’ I was like, ‘Keith is behind you!’ So we all started this group thread and said, ‘Who is Teddy Perkins?'”

It’s been a busy year for Henry, who in addition to his supporting turn on “Atlanta,” was also nominated for a Tony for his work in the revival of the Kenneth Lonergan play “Lobby Hero” and will have a busy fall on the film side as part of “Widows,” Barry Jenkins’ “If Beale Street Could Talk” and the upcoming animated feature “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.”

Watch his “Late Night” interview (which also gets into some extensive Rihanna appreciation) below:

https://www.indiewire.com/2018/11/teddy-perkins-brian-tyree-henry-doesnt-know-emmys-1202021263/

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

  • on: November 16, 2018, 03:36:11 PM
I'm pretty sure it was Michael, what better way to hide then in plain sight?


Love you Michael!

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Re: Who was Teddy Perkins at the Emmys?

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