Cameron Scott Tucker Actor Eric Stonestreet Shines At AMAs

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The music website recently helped clear up any confusion regarding actor Eric Stonestreet's appearance at the American Music Awards show. While presenting the 2012 American Music Award (AMA) for Favorite Country Female Artist, actor Eric Stonestreet, who stars as Cameron Scott Tucker in the ABC comedy "Modern Family", appeared to be drunk. According to Entertainment Weekly’s Popwatch, Stonestreet denied speculation about being drunk claiming he was 'tipsy'. The music blogsite, went on to add that despite the TV star being a little tipsy he will likely remain as popular as ever with fans due to his comedy skills.

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Taylor Swift won the Favorite Country Female Artist at the 2012 American Music Awards in, but her award was somewhat overshadowed by presenter Eric Stonestreet's comedic performance. According to Entertainment Weekly’s speculation about whether Stonestreet was drunk began to circulate almost immediately. A recent report from the music blogsite, helped clear up any confusion, reporting that despite Stonestreet's own admissions of being tipsy, his comedic performance at the show isn't likely to do is career any harm.

The Music Lovers Blog article highlighted how speculation about Stonestreet's seemingly drunk behavior arose almost immediately amongst AMA viewers and Cameron Scott Tucker fans, but was quick to praise his comedy timing and entertaining performance. Their article went on to add that Stonestreet's character, Cameron Scott Tucker, is one of the most popular characters on television. Stonestreet is the recipient of two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series. He plays a gay family man, Cameron Scott Tucker, alongside his co-star, Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Ferguson happens to be openly gay off of the screen, in addition to playing a gay character on the show. The pair's portrayal of a gay couple on primetime TV is a source of criticism, controversy, acclaim and ratings for ABC.

The recent article from further added that Stonestreet's inebriated appearance on live TV may be new and interesting to fans, but is unlikely to tarnish the reputation of his participation in one of the most successful shows on television. "Modern Family" has received numerous nominations and awards in every season since its inception. Most notably, the Television Critics Association nominated "Modern Family" for best new series, best comedy series, and best program of the year in 2010, the show was nominated for 17 Emmys in 2011, won two Primetime Emmy Awards in 2012, and received the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy in 2010.

Eric Stonestreet will continue to play Cameron Scott Tucker on "Modern Family". After his AMA performance, there might even be new Stonestreet fans tuning in to the ABC show.

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