Oscars 2019: Billy Porter Wins The Red Carpet In Stunning Tuxedo Dress

Pose star Billy Porter stepped out onto the Oscars red carpet wearing a velvet tuxedo gown, and it's incredible...

The actor and singer left onlookers speechless when he arrived at the 91st Academy Awards wearing a Christian Siriano tuxedo dress like nothing else we've ever seen before.

But, Billy's fierce outfit choice was more than just a fashion statement, as the 49-year-old revealed his goal was to be "a walking piece of political art every time I show up - to challenge expectations."

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Speaking to Vogue, Billy continued: "What is masculinity? What does that mean? Women show up every day in pants, but the minute a man wears a dress, the seas part.

"People are going to be really uncomfortable with my black ass in a ball gown, but it's not anybody's business but mine."

It's fair to say Billy's tuxedo dress really did get people talking and we are absolutely living for it...

Bravo, Billy.

Featured Image Credit: PA Images

Emma Rosemurgey

Emma Rosemurgey is an NCTJ trained Junior Journalist at PRETTY52. She graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in Preston and started her career in regional newspapers before joining the team in 2017. Contact her on emma.rosemurgey@pretty52.com

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