Actress and comedienne of 'Girls Trip' fame Tiffany Haddish decided to pay homage to her heritage at The Oscars Sunday night, dressing it up in a gorgeous Eritrean gown in honor of her late father.
The talented Tiffany told People magazine that she had promised her father that if she was ever invited to attend the Academy Awards, she would honor her Eritrean roots.
WE STAN AN ERITREAN QUEEN, EMPRESS OF THE HORN 🇪🇷🇪🇷🇪🇷 https://t.co/avZpkeLdRm— tiffany haddish's zuria (@ethiopienne) March 5, 2018
The actress rocked a gown inspired by the zuria, an embroidered and often hooded dress which common among the Tigrinya people of Ethiopia and Eritrea.
People were here for Tiffany Haddish representing her heritage and slaying while doing it!
Shoutout to Tiffany Haddish for repping Eritrea on the red carpet when you're from a small country your moment is all of ours as well— TheR&BGod (@SenayKenfe) March 5, 2018
WHEN TIFFANY HADDISH SAID I’M HONORING MY FELLOW ERITREANS ELELELELELE I *FELT* THAT— Muna Mire (@Muna_Mire) March 5, 2018
Eleleleleing all day, what a time to be alive, what did we do to deserve Tiffany Haddish— Adiam (@adiaminaxo) March 5, 2018
Tiffany Haddish is no stranger to bold clothing choices, and repped her roots at the Oscars just days after stunning at Essence's Black Women in Hollywood Awards.
After Tiffany's stunning Eritrean gown and all the excitement of the 'Black Panther' premiere outfits, we're hoping that channelling different cultures becomes a mainstay at Hollywood events.
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