‘The Leftovers’: Damon Lindelof Promises Naked Justin Theroux if HBO Drama Earns Emmy Nominations

IndieWire | 6/26/2017 | Staff
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As Emmy nomination voting comes to a close, there’s only one reason “The Leftovers” won’t land any nods: Damon Lindelof started his campaign too late.

On Monday evening, the co-creator and showrunner of “The Leftovers” unveiled an Emmys FYC campaign on his Instagram page, and made voters an offer they couldn’t refuse. If “The Leftovers” gets nominated for an Emmy, Justin Theroux gets naked.

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OK, OK, it’s a little more specific than that. Take a look for yourself at his first post.

“Nominate Theroux and the sweatpants go away,” Lindelof wrote over a photo of Theroux wearing gray sweatpants and only gray sweatpants. That’s a pretty clear message paired with a pretty enticing photo. It would be hard for anyone on the fence to say no, but there’s more:

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“Nominate Carrie and Theroux’s sweatpants come off.” OK, so now there are two nominations needed for the infamous gray sweatpants to get out of the way. But the campaign has only begun.

“Nominate Brenneman and we’ll explain what she found at the bottom of the ocean. [Hint: Theroux’s sweatpants.]” Just when you thought we were out of the Theroux sweatpants game, Damon pulls us back in.

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It turns out even when we’re not talking about the sweatpants, Justin Theroux’s body is the best marketing ploy in the show’s...
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