Nigerian Pop-singer Temilade Openiyi widely known as Tems is currently on the trend table for her ‘extra-ordinary’ outfit at the Academy Awards (Oscars 2023).
Of course, Tems, is trending for all the right and wrong reasons depending on which side one chooses to dwell.
To brighten the event, Tems was among the celebrities who wore their best outfits at the Oscars to celebrate the best in music and film.
But despite the conglomeration of the crème de la crème in Hollywood, her dress captured as well as attract critique and accolades on social media, most especially on Twitter.
As seen in the photo, her choice of white gown with an attached headpiece appeared to have caused some of the guests at the event some discomfort thereby warranting the drama.
In the photos and videos shared online, some guests sitting behind Tems appear to be struggling to see the front. Below are some of the comments generated by her Oscar outfit:
tems got that lady fighting for her life pic.twitter.com/Js06VdbyyU
— alex medina (@mrmedina) March 13, 2023
Let us put sentiments aside, Wetin Tems do the people behind her no good at all pic.twitter.com/GhKoukndD3
— LERRY (@_AsiwajuLerry) March 13, 2023
Interviewer: “what’s your highlight of tonight’s oscar awards”
The man behind Tems: “I couldn’t see anything, Tems stole the show” pic.twitter.com/79EdZBNmMG
— 𝐌𝐀𝐋𝐈𝐊 (@TheMahleek) March 13, 2023
Why Tems go dress like this ? pic.twitter.com/nj5BAGi0Fx
— RUTH 🇨🇦 (@rutie_xx) March 13, 2023
— missiongirl (@missiongirl4) March 13, 2023
It would be recalled that Tems was nominated for an Oscar for her work on Rihanna’s song ‘Lift Me Up’ from the Wakanda Forever soundtrack, making her the first Nigerian to be nominated for an Oscar.
The Academy Awards, better known as the Oscars, are awarded for artistic and technical merit for the American film industry.
The awards are regarded by many as the most prestigious, significant awards in the entertainment industry in the United States.