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Maggie Backstage at the Emmys

We've heard their onstage thank you speeches, but how do the Emmy winners really feel in those dizzying moments after holding the trophy?

"Early Show" co-anchor Maggie Rodriguez was waiting in the wings Sunday night to get the first reactions of the night's biggest stars.
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Rodriguez asked two-time "30 Rock" winner Alec Baldwin if he always considered himself a funny guy.

Baldwin said, "My brother would say, 'You know, they're giving him all these awards. He's been doing this crap since he was 10.' So I'm as funny as a lot of people I grew up with."

"Damages" star Glenn Close, who also won again for her portrayal as a ruthless attorney, said winning is "thrilling."

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"I've been in this profession now I think almost 35 years. You feel that you're part of an amazing tradition. I carry with me all the people I've been inspired by."

But does Close enjoy playing such mean characters?

She said with a smile, "(My character's) not mean."
Close added that in real life she isn't usually mistaken for her mean characters.

"I don't give out those vibes," she said. I'm very different from the character I play."

Rodriguez also caught up with multi-talented singer Justin Timberlake who an Emmy for his performance as host of "Saturday Night Live."

Timberlake said if he were approached, he would possibly do a musical variety show to showcase his many talents.

"I think I might (be interested)," he said. "Give me a call."