American actor, Billy Porter has sparked immense controversy after he mixed a tuxedo with a dinner gown to the 2019 Oscar awards which was held on Sunday, February 25th.
Celebrities are renowned to always dress stylishly to the epicurean events, while some preferred modesty, Billy Porter raised eyebrows with his own outfit.
The 49-year old Pose actor mixed masculinity and femininity by wearing a tuxedo which had a voluminous skirt below.
Billy Porter was accompanied to the Oscar Awards event by his husband Adam Smith who showed up laced in a three piece suit with an unusual white bow tie.
His outfit was met with mixed reaction from social media followers. See some of the fans reaction about his outfit below.
I wish I had a Billy Porter when I was a kid. You don't need to want to wear a dress to be inspired by someone who is unafraid to be themselves. https://t.co/KEfNxf6viK
— Yashar Ali ? (@yashar) February 24, 2019
This video made me laugh in an unholy fashion. Glenn Close was NOT having that dress/tuxedo combo that Billy Porter was wearing tonight. pic.twitter.com/PRK6gGnVo1
— (insert name here) (@Carter_Houtman) February 25, 2019
Not understanding…WTF is this??? https://t.co/od0Kfdoqnn
— keith parkes (@parkeskeith) February 25, 2019
— acajudi (@acajudi) February 25, 2019
Who is Billy Porter and why is he wearing a dress?
— mike (@spike05rk) February 24, 2019