- Tiffany Haddish dresses in traditional Eritrean clothes in honor of her Eritrean Father at the Oscars.
- She wore a zuria, a dress worn by women in Eritrea and Ethiopia, topped with a kaba.
And honor her people she did.
At the 90th Academy Award ceremony, the actor and comedian, Tiffany Haddish wore a traditional Eritrean dress called a zuria. It's a dress worn by women in Eritrea and Ethiopia, topped with a cape called a kaba, worn mostly by Habesha brides and grooms at wedding ceremonies.
Haddish is a comedian and actor known for her role in "Girls Trip" (2017), "Keanu" (2016) and "Meet the Spartans" (2008).
She told American TV host Ryan Seacrest, "I feel like a princess."
Eritreans on social media are having a proud moment
Eritreans took to social media to celebrate Haddish's choice of attire and thanked her for promoting their culture.