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Tiffany Haddish Wears Traditional Eritrean Gown in Honor of Her Late Father to 2018 Oscars

How Tiffany Haddish’s 2018 Oscars gown is inspired by her late Eritrean father

Tiffany Haddish’s outfit for the 2018 Oscars — her very first Academy Awards! — wasn’t only incredibly stunning, but it was also deeply meaningful. (Photo: Jeff Kravitz/FilmMagic)

BY MCKENNA AIELLO | E! NEWS

There’s a special meaning behind Tiffany Haddish’s 2018 Oscars look.

The Girls Trip star told E!’s Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet that the traditional African gown is a nod to her Eritrean heritage, where her late father was from. Reflecting on her whirlwind year, Haddish shared, “There have been really awesome, really great times and some bad times. My father passed away this year and he’s from Eritrea.” Continue reading Tiffany Haddish Wears Traditional Eritrean Gown in Honor of Her Late Father to 2018 Oscars