Except for shedding her first Oscar nomination within the ‘Finest Unique Tune’ class to Naatu Naatu”, the soundtrack of Bollywood blockbuster ‘RRR’, Tems’ dramatic outfit has seen her development in almost 24 hours.
Except for shedding her first Oscar nomination within the ‘Finest Unique Tune’ class to Naatu Naatu”, the soundtrack of Bollywood blockbuster ‘RRR’, Tems‘ dramatic outfit has seen her development in almost 24 hours.
The outfit was a flowing white tulle robe designed by Ukrainian-born, LA-based dressmaker Lessja Verlingieri of Lever Couture.
Along with its avant-grande construction, the costume had a headpiece surrounding the “Essence” singer’s head and shoulders.
Nevertheless, many customers rapidly identified that the Grammy winner took the well-known saying, “Go large or go residence,” too far along with her outfit. The robe, particularly the headpiece, was credited to “steal the present”.
In accordance with a video clip, a girl behind Tems was seen struggling to see what was taking place on the stage. The frilly outfit additionally blocked the view of fellow attendees at Sunday night time’s academy Awards as a result of the singer occupied the center seat within the row.
This was stated to be attributable to the dimensions of the headpiece, which obstructed her view. Moreover, an image exhibiting a person who sat beside Tems depicts him to be uncomfortable as part of the headpiece was in his course.
Though a number of individuals similar to DJ Change, have labelled ism’s look as lovely, risk-taking and chic, different Twitter customers say the singer is insensitive for blocking the view of individuals behind her.
A Twitter consumer, _AsiwajuLerry, wrote, “Allow us to put sentiments apart. Wetin Tems do the individuals behind her no good in any respect.”
One other consumer, The Mahleek, added, Interviewer: What’s your spotlight of tonight’s Oscars?” The person behind Tems: “I could not see something; Tems stole the present.”
Tems additionally generated worldwide buzz with American author Jarrett Bellini writing, “Think about ready your complete life to be on the Oscars and you find yourself sitting behind a stratus cloud.”
Following the backlash the singer is receiving, a number of Nigerians have tagged the criticisms as a racial assault.
The Oluwabukunmi wrote: “Tems is in her first racially motivated Hollywood drama. Yeah, she’s doing very nicely.”
In the meantime, a bit of customers apportioned the blame to her stylists, who might have opted for a extra useful costume after the crimson carpet.