Actress Angela Bassett has simply done the thing once again. After being name-dropped by Ariana DeBose in a rap that opened the BAFTA Film Awards, the ‘Black Panther: Wakanda Forever’ star said that she reached out to DeBose in the aftermath to check in on her.
Bassett’s mention was one of the catchier lyrics in DeBose’s opener. DeBose, who won last year’s BAFTA and Academy Award for best supporting actress for her performance in “West Side Story,” kicked off the British Academy Film Awards on February 19 with a rap that name-dropped several of the evening’s nominees, including directors honored in debut feature and women competing in both the lead actress and supporting actress categories, reports Variety.
“I DM’d her last night. I did. It was beautiful,” Angela Bassett told Variety at the NAACP Image Awards on Saturday evening. And she is A-Okay.”
The production also featured renditions of ‘Sisters Are Doin’ It for Themselves’ and ‘We Are Family’. , among a wide range of responses.
Ariana DeBose’s official Twitter account has been deactivated since the event. However, the actor acknowledged the situation with a post on Instagram saying: “The internet is wild y’all! Appreciate all the love.”
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