Tiffany Haddish used tonight's Oscars red carpet to pay tribute to her dad, who's Eritrean and passed away last year. She wore a black cape over a fitted cream gown with black-and-gold embroidery to honor the northeast African country. According to Okay Africa,
"My father is from Eritrea. He passed away last year, and he said one day I would end up here, and if I ever end up at the Oscars to honor my people, so I'm honoring my fellow Eritreans," the comedian told Michael Strahan.
There is a sweet story behind Tiffany Haddish's #Oscars look ❤️ pic.twitter.com/K6ELn2ogaM
— PopCrush (@PopCrush) March 5, 2018
Also, here's Haddish doing what we all would do at the sight of Meryl Streep: Lift your damn dress, crawl over any/all barriers, gently bombard the Hollywood icon and warmly curtsy before quickly scurrying away.
Tiffany Haddish just jumped in front of Meryl Streep on the #Oscars carpet and curtsied pic.twitter.com/uqGTqRGW1b
— Mia Galuppo (@miagaluppo) March 5, 2018
"The Princess of Eritrea has arrived."
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