Dusty Rhodes' daughter Teil has started an online campaign to get her father remembered at the Emmy Awards in the annual memorial tribute that airs for celebrities who have passed away. Below are some of her tweets:
My father deserves to be a part of that tribute. Say what you will about wrestling but he spent decades entertaining people on television— Teil (@TeilMargaret) August 5, 2015
So often wrestling or sports entertainment is overlooked by Hollywood despite the millions of tv viewers in brings in weekly. (1/2)— Teil (@TeilMargaret) August 6, 2015
(2/2) wrestling is a huge part of American pop-culture and Dusty contributed to that legacy as a writer, producer and performer @TheEmmys— Teil (@TeilMargaret) August 6, 2015
We aren't campaigning for an Emmy award, only an inclusion in memoriam part of the telecast. His lifetime achievement award was the WWE hof— Teil (@TeilMargaret) August 6, 2015
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