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Normal People director Lenny Abrahamson reacts to Daisy Edgar-Jones losing out on Emmy nomination

Star of the series Paul Mescal landed a nomination for leading actor

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Normal People director Lenny Abrahamson has reacted to Daisy Edgar-Jones losing out on an Emmy nomination.

The hit show received four nominations in total, with Paul Mescal getting a nod for Leading Actor, Lenny for Best Director, Sally Rooney for her writing and Louise Kiely for casting the show.

But Daisy, who played Marianne in the series did not get a best actress nomination.

Lenny Abrahamson directing an episode of Normal People on the grounds of Trinity College

Taking to Twitter, Lenny said Daisy deserved a nomination as much as the others.

“Delighted for  @mescal_paul @louisekiely Sally and Alice,” he wrote.

“And huge love too to the brilliant @DaisyEdgarJones who is woven into the dna of this show in a way impossible to separate. The nominations are hers too.”

Since the news broke many have taken to social media to share their disappointment at the decision to leave Daisy off the nominations list.