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    American actress and singer Zendaya Maree Stoermer Coleman rose to fame in the late 2000s for her role as Rocky Blue in the Disney Channel sitcom Shake It Up.

    Zendaya has become the youngest woman to win Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series, making history at the 72nd Annual Emmy Awards.

    The Euphoria star has shared a series of posts on Instagram to celebrate her win, saying she is "on cloud nine".

    ​"Still on cloud nine... so grateful, still speechless, to all my friends and family who have tested/tweeted/called etc. I promise I will get back to you tomorrow when I've wrapped my head around this amazing night, until then... gonna go to sleep and make sure this isn't a dream", she wrote.

    ​The actress also took to Twitter to express her emotions over the victory of the Euphoria makeup artists winning an Emmy award for Outstanding Contemporary Makeup.

    ​Twitter users have praised the actress, posting numerous photos and videos online.

    The ​​American teen drama television series Euphoria, created by Sam Levinson, is a story about a group of high school students and their experiences with sex, drugs, friendship, love, identity, and trauma. The series premiered on HBO on 16 June 2019 and has been a great hit.

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