Lynch hosts the 2016 People’s Choice Awards, She opens the show with a song and dance number parodying the last year’s hits, then moves into a monologue calling out the People’s Choice voters.
You’re the ones who watched a rat dragging a pizza down a flight of stairs 9 million times. You’re the ones who made the man bun an OK thing for a dude to wear…We the entertainers have put our self-esteem in your hands. … Oh, God, what have we done?
Lynch and Ellen play “Lady Lovers” on The Ellen Show
You fed me the answer because I didn’t know.
Embry seeks approximately $94,000 a month in spousal support. Embry files a claim that her ex-wife’s “income, investments and assets increased dramatically with her new found acting success,” and that the multi-million dollar home she was previously awarded is not enough. Embry wants Lynch to support her new lifestyle, adding that during their marriage Lynch paid for everything.
Lynch is presented with her own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her work in the category of Television.
You know I still feel me, I still myself, and I still love what I do, and this is pretty amazing, yeah. I guess I do feel like more of a star. That’s going to sink in, I think, and I am going to wake up in the middle of the night and say, “Ahh, I am a star!”
Lynch is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Sue Sylvester on Glee.
Lynch officially divorces her wife of three years, Lara Embry. Lynch signs the documents at the Los Angeles County Court, citing “irreconcilable differences” as the primary reason for their divorce. Lynch:
Lara and I have decided to end our marriage. This has been a difficult decision for us as we care very deeply about one another. We ask for privacy as we deal with this family matter.
Seacrest interviews Lynch during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about the return of the TV show Glee.
It’s been a very, very, very, long time. I don’t know who’s idea that was, but we’re back. We do not find out about the father. I don’t think Ryan Murphy has decided who the father is yet. So, it’s this big mystery and this big secret, but I’m about three or four months along, so I’m showing.
Seacrest interviews Lynch during On Air With Ryan Seacrest about her hosting the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards.
I’m nervous I gotta be honest with you. I don’t know if I’m gonna be flown in by a helicopter or a big white horse, I don’t know.
Lynch is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy at the 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Sue Sylvester on Glee.
Lynch gives interview to Elle about how she started her successful career.
I worked for free a lot. I did stuff I thought was stupid. Even for free I did things I thought were stupid. I’d do things to help a friend out. One would say, “I’m going to do a short and you’re going to play the boss.” And I’d be rolling my eyes, knowing how disorganized it was going to be and that I’d have to bring my own clothes. But it was always, “Okay, I’ll do it.”
Lynch wins People’s Choice Award of Favorite TV Comedy Actress.
Lynch is nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy at the 62nd Primetime Emmy Awards for portraying Sue Sylvester on Glee. She speaks of nominee Glenn Close.
Get ready for a big, humiliating loss fellow nominees.
Lynch marries longtime partner Embry at the Blue Heron restaurant in Sunderland, Massachusetts, one of five states where marriage is legal for same sex couples. The couple celebrate with about 20 guests. Lynch:
It’s a great and wonderful thing at the tender age of 49 to have finally found somebody that I want to be with. I’m so lucky … I’m looking forward to spending every day with this woman all the time and we’re making that happen.
Lynch confirms reports of her engagement with longtime girlfriend Lara Embry. At a ‘Glee’ event in Los Angeles, Lynch says:
We don’t have any plans at all yet. But I have a ring and everything. We’re very happy and very excited!