Dolly Parton reunites with 9 To 5 co-stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda on the Emmys stage... and old pals use the spotlight to roast 'bigot boss' Trump

It's 37 years since Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda starred together in the iconic movie 9 To 5.

But it was clear the bond between the co-stars remained as strong as ever, as they reunited on the Emmys stage on Sunday.

And the trio made the most of their brief moment in the spotlight - using it to roast President Trump in a politically charged cameo.

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Reunited! Dolly Parton joins 9 To 5 co-stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda on the Emmys stage... as they use the spotlight to roast 'bigot boss' Trump

Reunited! Dolly Parton joins 9 To 5 co-stars Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda on the Emmys stage... as they use the spotlight to roast 'bigot boss' Trump

As they were: The trio filmed 9 To 5 in the late 1970s; the film was released in 1980

As they were: The trio filmed 9 To 5 in the late 1970s; the film was released in 1980

'I have been waiting to a 9 to 5 reunion since we did the movie,' said country singer Parton, 71.

Her pals then took aim at the President, comparing him to Dabney Coleman's Franklin Hart Jr. from the 1980 film.

Fonda, 79, began: 'In 1980, we refused to be controlled by a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot boss.'

Speaking out: Tonlin and Fonda took aim at the President, comparing him to Dabney Coleman's Franklin Hart Jr. from the 1980 film

Speaking out: Tonlin and Fonda took aim at the President, comparing him to Dabney Coleman's Franklin Hart Jr. from the 1980 film

Iconic: It's 37 years since Dolly Parton, Lily Tomlin and Jane Fonda starred together in the iconic movie 9 To 5

Before Tomlin, 78, added: 'And in 2017 we still refuse to be controlled by a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot boss.'

Then Fonda concluded: 'Tonight we're here to recognize some men who conduct themselves with the utmost integrity.'

Parton then steered the conversation back to 9 to 5, with a shoutout to co-star Coleman.

The trio then announced the award for outstanding supporting actor in a limited series or movie, which went to Alexander Skarsgard for his work in Big Little Lies.

Fonda pose: Nominated for her hilarious turn in Grace & Frankie, the Oscar-winning actress was a vision in hot pink as she donned an elegant floor-length gown for the annual ceremony

Fonda pose: Nominated for her hilarious turn in Grace & Frankie, the Oscar-winning actress was a vision in hot pink as she donned an elegant floor-length gown for the annual ceremony

Flawless: The On Golden Pond star wrapped her svelte physique in a fuchsia couture number as she dazzled at the high-profile television event
Flawless: The On Golden Pond star wrapped her svelte physique in a fuchsia couture number as she dazzled at the high-profile television event

Flawless: The On Golden Pond star wrapped her svelte physique in a fuchsia couture number as she dazzled at the high-profile television event

Interestingly, Parton hails from Tennessee, which Trump won in last years election.

The country singer risked upsetting her Southern fanbase with her collusion with the political statement of her co-stars.

However many noted that the veteran actress did not jump on the Trump-bashing bandwagon,instead standing silent alongside her pals. 

Vying: Jane was up against her co-star Lily Tomlin for the Lead Actress award

Vying: Jane was up against her co-star Lily Tomlin for the Lead Actress award

2017 EMMY WINNERS

Outstanding Drama Series

Better Call Saul

The Crown

The Handmaid’s Tale - WINNER

House of Cards

Stranger Things

This Is Us

Westworld

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series

Sterling K. Brown, This Is Us - WINNER

Anthony Hopkins, Westworld

Bob Odenkirk, Better Call Saul

Matthew Rhys, The Americans

Liev Schreiber, Ray Donovan

Kevin Spacey, House of Cards

Milo Ventimiglia, This Is Us

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series

Viola Davis, How to Get Away with Murder

Claire Foy, The Crown

Elisabeth Moss, The Handmaid’s Tale - WINNER

Keri Russell, The Americans

Evan Rachel Wood, Westworld

Robin Wright, House of Cards

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series

Jonathan Banks, Better Caul Saul

Ron Cephas Jones, This Is Us

David Harbour, Stranger Things

John Lithgow, The Crown - WINNER

Mandy Patinkin, Homeland

Jeffrey Wright, Westworld

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series

Uzo Aduba, Orange Is the New Black

Millie Bobby Brown, Stranger Things

Ann Dowd, The Handmaid’s Tale - WINNER

Chrissy Metz, This Is Us

Thandie Newton, Westworld

Samira Wiley, The Handmaid’s Tale

Outstanding Comedy Series

Atlanta

Black-ish

Master of None

Modern Family

Silicon Valley

Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Veep - WINNER

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series

Anthony Anderson, black-ish

Aziz Ansari, Master of None

Zach Galifianakis, Baskets

Donald Glover, Atlanta - WINNER

William H Macy, Shameless

Jeffrey Tambor, Transparent

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series

Pamela Adlon, Better Things

Jane Fonda, Grace & Frankie

Allison Janney, Mom

Ellie Kemper, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Julie Louis-Dreyfus, Veep - WINNER

Tracee Ellis Ross, black-ish

Lily Tomlin, Grace & Frankie

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series

Louie Anderson, Baskets

Alec Baldwin, Saturday Night Live - WINNER

Tituss Burgess, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Ty Burrell, Modern Family

Tony Hale, Veep

Matt Walsh, Veep

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series

Vanessa Bayer, Saturday Night Live

Anna Chlumsky, Veep

Kathryn Hahn, Transparent

Leslie Jones, Saturday Night Live

Judith Light, Transparent

Kate McKinnon, Saturday Night Live - WINNER

Outstanding Television Movie

Black Mirror: San Junipero - WINNER

Dolly Parton’s Christmas of Many Colors: Circle Of Love

The Immortal Life Of Henrietta Lacks

Sherlock: The Lying Detective

The Wizard Of Lies

Outstanding Limited Series

Big Little Lies - WINNER

Fargo

Feud: Bette and Joan

Genius

The Night Of

Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

Riz Ahmed, The Night Of - WINNER

Benedict Cumberbatch, Sherlock

Robert De Niro, The Wizard of Lies

Ewan McGregor, Fargo

Geoffrey Rush, Genius

John Turturro, The Night Of

Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

Carrie Coon, Fargo

Felicity Huffman, American Crime

Nicole Kidman, Big Little Lies - WINNER

Jessica Lange, Feud: Bette and Joan

Susan Sarandon, Feud: Bette and Joan

Reese Witherspoon, Big Little Lies

Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or a Movie

Bill Camp, The Night Of

Alfred Molina, Feud: Bette and Joan

Alexander Skarsgård, Big Little Lies - WINNER

David Thewlis, Fargo

Stanley Tucci, Feud: Bette and Joan

Michael Kenneth Williams, The Night Of

Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or a Movie

Judy Davis, Feud: Bette and Joan

Laura Dern, Big Little Lies - WINNER

Jackie Hoffman, Feud: Bette and Joan

Regina King, American Crime

Michelle Pfeiffer, The Wizard of Lies

Shailene Woodley, Big Little Lies

Outstanding Reality Program

The Amazing Race

American Ninja Warrior

Project Runway

RuPaul’s Drag Race

Top Chef

The Voice - WINNER

Outstanding Variety/Talk Series

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

Jimmy Kimmel Live

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver - WINNER

The Late Late Show with James Corden

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Real Time with Bill Maher

 

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