Daniel Kaluuya, 32, has won his first Oscar award for his supporting role as the late Black Panther activist Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah. The actor, who was supported by his mum and sister at the ceremony, praised his loves ones and team as part of his lengthy speech.
As part of his acceptance, he said; “Thank you to my mum. You gave me everything, you gave me your factory settings.”
Towards the end, he added: “It’s incredible. My mum, my dad, they had sex. It’s amazing.
“You understand, I’m here. You know what I mean? I’m so happy to be alive.
“So I’m going to celebrate tonight. I appreciate everyone in the room, everyone watching at home. You know, peace, love, and onwards. We go again. Appreciate you.”
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Stunned at his comment, Daniel’s mum could be seen putting her hands on her face, while his sister couldn’t resist laughing.
Viewers were quick to notice his mum’s reaction to his off the cuff comment on Twitter.
One commented: “My parents had sex is one of the best lines I’ve ever heard in an acceptance speech #DanielKaluuya #Oscars.”
A second added: “We never would have gotten that surprise twist at the end of Daniel Kaluuya’s speech if they played him off early!!!”
On his role, he added: “To Fred Hampton, what a man. How blessed we are to live in a lifetime he existed.
“Thank you for your light. He was on this earth for 21 years and he found a way to feed kids breakfast, educate kids, give free medical care, against all odds.”
Elsewhere this evening, a string of other winners have been announced.
Nomadland’s Chloe Zhao scooped the award for Best Director, while Emerald Fennell won Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman.