Perkins wore the same outfit he sported on the show - a red velvet dinner jacket, heavy white makeup, prosthetics and a bob cut wig. Another tweeted out, "Why is nobody talking about the fact that Donald Glover (or someone) showed up to the #Emmys as Teddy Perkins from Atlanta?!".
Beneath it all, the question remains: Who played Teddy at the Emmys? Some have likened Perkins to Michael Jackson, though the writers claimed the King of Pop was just one of many inspirations for the character.
Was Glover playing his enigmatic character for the crowd? And, hey, if it's good enough for the man who brought us Khalessi, Mother of Dragons and Queen of All Our Hair Dreams, then it's good enough for us. I think when people see it they're going to understand why it took so long. "Because I had never heard of the guy before", he shared.More news: Trump Jr. posts image appearing to mock assault allegation against Kavanaugh
In the episode, Lakeith Stanfield's character, Darius, attempts to purchase a piano from Perkins (played by Glover) and is drawn into a creepy and terrifying situation with the character.
"I'm very temperamental. I love you very much".
FX's hit show and Donald Glover's brainchild Atlanta may have not won many awards, except for Katt Williams' brilliant guest appearance, last night at the Emmys, but the show won the night on social media. "The last season is far beyond what we've ever attempted before".