Ariana DeVose has admitted she cried “once” at the 2023 BAFTA Film Awards at the backlash for her divisive performance.she and she talking Marie Clairethe ‘West Side Story’ star referenced the ridicule he endured online after his performance at the annual Film Awards ceremony.
“I cried once, but it was just because I felt so bad seeing my grandmother watching something really awful that had nothing to do with acting, and it just tore me apart,” she said. explained. “Then she cried because her grandmother loves me but she doesn’t want to read it. Trying to act like you don’t feel something is useless. I realized that pretending it didn’t happen doesn’t help.”
At the awards ceremony, DeVose performed an original song in honor of the women nominated for the BAFTA. Her lyrics included, “Angela Bassett did it, Viola Davis, my woman king.”
The performance went viral on social media and spawned many memes and remixes.
“Yes, I played at the British Academy Awards,” she said. “Yes, it was also talked about on the internet for a while. , people found what I saw there – fun, joy.”
She added, “But that doesn’t mean I didn’t feel my emotions during that little journey when the internet made fun of me for who I am and what I love to do. ‘ added.
The actress also revealed that the original idea for the performance was “simpler,” with lots of names, including Madonna’s Vogue. But the producers wanted something flashier. Ariana DeVose is gearing up to host the second consecutive Tony Awards ceremony in New York City on Sunday (June 11).