If there’s one thing we know about award shows, it’s that celebrities take their red carpet fashion seriously. Tiffany Haddish was sure to let a reporter know it was no game. As she walked down a red carpet on Sunday, Haddish stopped for a quick interview with “Entertainment Tonight” correspondent Lauren Zima and spoke shared his thoughts.
“Did you do a little costume change?” Zima told Haddish, who was dressed in a custom lime green Dolce & Gabbana gown on Vanity Fair’s Oscars after-party red carpet. an embellished strapless top and a sequined green skirt with a sleek train Earlier today on the Oscars red carpet, Haddish wore a dark emerald green strapless dress by the brand, which featured allover sequins with a fitted cut and a heavily draped train.
“Uh, I’m not wearing a suit. I’m wearing Dolce and Gabbana. It’s called a party dress, honey. It’s not an acting gig, it’s my life. That’s what This is what fame looks like. This is what success looks like. This is what money looks like. This is what it looks like,” Haddish replied.
As Zima tried to wrap things up, Haddish ended up changing the conversation by being “jealous” of Zim’s attire. “You’re here without shoes on, I’m jealous. You’re not uncomfortable or nothing are you? I know because you’re not wearing heels. I’m uncomfortable but I look good. That’s what it looks like,” Haddish said.
In ET’s video shared on YouTube, the clip garnered over 1.3 million views.
Haddish took to Instagram on Monday and captioned a photo of her dress seen at the Vanity Fair party: “It’s spelled ‘CUSTOM’ not costume…”
Believe it or not, choosing an ensemble for an awards show can be quite the challenge for a celebrity. There’s a lot of pressure on them to regularly post “best dressed” lists, impress fans and critics, and take fashion risks. And while doing that, they might endure the pain and have to go without eating or drinking just to fit in some bits.
As she made sure Zima understood that her style is not a game, Haddish took a moment to respond to the incident of slapping Will Smith and Chris Rock on stage at the 94th Academy Awards. Fans of the actress know she’s close friends with the Smith family and starred alongside Jada Pinkett-Smith on “Girls Trip.”
“When I saw a black man standing up for his wife. It meant so much to me. And it meant the world to me. And maybe the world might not like the way it happened, but for me it was the most beautiful thing I have ever seen because it made me believe that there are still men who love and care about their wives, their wives,” said Haddish.
The Vanity Fair Oscars after-party was one of the main takeaways from the 2022 Oscars, which celebrate the best talent in the film industry. Held at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, the event always features a star-studded guest list of Oscar winners, presenters, nominees, and people in Hollywood who didn’t attend. This year’s guest list was packed of stars, including Zendaya, Kim Kardashian, Kate Hudson, Anya Taylor-Joy and many more.
Check out more celebrity arrivals on the 2022 Vanity Fair Oscars after-party red carpet.