Oscars 2023: Michael B. Jordan praises Black Panther co-star Angela Bassett after losing Best Supporting Actress
Michael B. Jordan and Jonathan Majors supported Angela Bassett after her loss at the Oscars.
Bassett was the putative favorite to win Best Supporting Actress Black Panther: Wakanda Foreverwith her anticipated win coming 29 years after her loss for best actress What does love have to do with it? 1994
However, at the start of the 2023 ceremony, Jamie Lee Curtis took home the award, causing gasps from both the crowd and Lee Curtis shouting “Shut up!” after discovering the news.
Bassett looked sad at the news, which left the actor’s fans emotional.
Bassett’s moments later Black Panther Co-star Michael B. Jordan took to the stage to present an award alongside him Creed III co-star Jonathan Majors.
“Hey aunty,” Majors said, and Jordan added, “We love you.”
Many praise Bassett for not “faking excitement” after being “snubbed.”
“They said A LOT in that one sentence,” wrote @gogh_shawty on Twitter, and @TanzApette added, “Awww that takes time to acknowledge a queen.”
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