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June 22, 2017

They say that all award show nominees are winners, but the same can't be said about their stomachs. Whether it's a pre-red carpet diet or an absurdly long telecast, tummies can rumble louder than the music that plays off long speech givers. (We're looking at you, Jeffrey Tambor.) 

Thanks to host Jimmy Kimmel and his mom, Joann Iacono, hunger was a non-issue during last night's Emmys ceremony. Iacono slaved away in the backstage kitchen to make 7,000 of America's favorite sandwiches, peanut butter and jelly,which the kids of America's current favorite show, Stranger Things dutifully handed out. In fact, she went so far as to include handwritten notes, cookies and juice boxes to make the paper bag snacks even more special. 

Related: 12 SURPRISING WAYS TO EAT PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY THAT'S NOT A SANDWICH

Those with peanut allergies weren't in luck, as Kimmel announced that he only had one EpiPen. And for those who follow a strict gluten-free diet? They were asked to raise their hands so that America could see "which of their favorite celebrities were annoying." 

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