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If there was one performance that earned almost unanimous praise from both TV critics and viewers alike this season, it was that of Justified's Margo Martindale. So the fact that her riveting portrayal of Harlan County crime family matriarch Mags Bennett earned the stage and screen veteran her first Emmy nomination is, well, justified.
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"I'm truly beside myself with joy," Martindale tells TVGuide.com, giddy with laughter. "It's a whole new world for me. I've been nominated for a Tony, but this whole thing is just joyous."
Although Martindale says she never anticipated the waves of support and critical appreciation she received throughout the season, she instantly responded to Mags on the page...