Daniel Kaluuya, who played Wakanda tribe leader W’Kabi, wore one of Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty products to the 2018Oscars, BuzzFeed News reported. According to a tweet from the cosmetics company, the actor had on the Pro Filt’r Foundation in the shades #480 and #490.
The critics—AKA Black Panther fans on Twitter—were surprised and thrilled with the news.
king of fenty beauty omg
— black birls bistory bonth (@FlNEWHINE) March 6, 2018
Wha!? Mind blown 🤯 thought he was just drinking water and eating vegetable. Daaaam. 👍🏾
— Wakanda’s TOP Travel Agent (@kinkyhautecurl) March 6, 2018
They also commended the makeup artist’s skill.
That blending job wow
— D🍷 (@dezerayray) March 6, 2018
you couldn't even tell he had anything on wow
— Folake-Bianca (@FolakeBianca) March 6, 2018
Amber Amos is the makeup artist responsible for Kaluuya’s face and the impeccable blending technique. According to her Instagram, she’s done the Get Out star’s makeup for a number of events.
Some people on Twitter wanted to know: What other Black Panther celebs have been repping Fenty Beauty?
please tell me the #BlackPanther cast used Fenty Beauty for their film make up because 😍😍😍😍😍
— ❴omoï❵ ᴼᴸᴸᴬ (@omoilovegood) March 6, 2018
Overall, they were pleased.