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James Gandolfini's death this year sent shock waves throughout Hollywood. Last night, his former co-star Edie Falco paid tribute to him at the Emmys.

As with the Cory Monteith Emmy tribute, there was not a dry eye in the house.

Edie fought back tears as she remembered her dear friend and co-worker, speaking of him kindly and remembering his big heart during an emotional speech.

“He has tremendous warmth and heart,” she said.

”He was far more interested in turning the light onto people he thought were more worthy,” she said, noting James Gandolfini's “fierce loyalty to his friends."

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Wait, there's someone who doesn't know who Kim Kardashian is? Maybe Edie Falco was just making a point, in which case, it worked.

In an interview with New York Magazine, the award-winning Sopranos and Nurse Jackie star discusses the "frightening" takeover of reality TV.

"Like, forgive me, I don't know if you're friends with her - but who the hell is Kim Kardashian?" she asks. "Like, who are these people and why are they famous?"

"Why are they advertising things and being asked their opinions about things?"

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"I just don't understand what these people did to be in a position of having everyone always ask their opinions about stuff," the actress adds.

It is a fair point she raises.

As we saw yesterday with Khloe Kardashian's nip slip, these are individuals that do ridiculous things for attention, then respond to whatever anyone else says about them in order to garner even more attention.

It's a vicious/pathetic/genius cycle. Cue Kim's response to Edie in 5 ... 4 ...

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