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Billy Porter's Pro-Choice 'Uterus' Themed Gown Turned Heads At The Tony Awards + The Fab Chick Slayage Takeover!

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Billy Porter made sure everyone peeped his fashion game on the red carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards. And he made a bold statement with his ensemble. Deets on his outfit, video of him belting out a song from "Gypsy," and red carpet flicks of your Broadway faves inside....

 

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One thing is for sure...Billy Porter loves a dramatic entrance!

After shutting down the Oscars and the Met Gala red carpets, he turned it up a notch for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards that went down at Radio City Music Hall in NYC. This time, he added a cause that needs awareness as the inpiration for his 'fit.

The "Pose" actor sashayed down the red carpet in a pro-choice "uterus" themed ensemble that was custom made by created by New York label Celestino Couture. The red and pink ensemble featured female reproductive organs to support women's abortion rights amid controversial anti-abortion bills being passed. He finished his look off with Orel Brodt pumps and an Emm Kuo NY bag.

 

The suit sparkled with over 30,000 Swarovski crystals and is described as a gender fluid evening suit.

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Oh, and get this. The suit was reportedly made from a salvaged curtain backdrop from the Broadway production of "Kinky Boots." Porter won the 2013 Tony for best actor in a musical for his role in the show. Sweet! He was escorted down the carpet by his husband Adam Smith.

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"It's a beautiful nod to Elizabethan couture," Porter told THR on the carpet. "At the fitting, we spoke about making a pattern on the train that was in the shape of a uterus, but not obvious, of course. And I thought it was awesome because women’s rights are under attack right now. I’m an advocate for all who are disenfranchised. None of us are free until we’re all free!"

He continued: "I really want to make sure that I’m showing up for all of the disenfranchised people I can so that we can find power in our unity. This government is trying to take away the woman’s right to choose and that’s unacceptable. No!”

He also spoke to HuffPost Black Voices about his ensemble. Check it: 

 

Inside...

There was a whole Billy Porter moment that didn't make it to television, but it's here now.

The "Pose" actor belted out a rendition of “Everything’s Coming Up Roses” from Gypsy during a commercial break from Broadway’s big night alongside host James Corden.

Get into it below:

YAS! He killed it.

The ever-so gorgeous Regina King made her way to the awards show in custom Prada and Jacob & Co. earrings.

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Perfection.

The three-time EMMY Award winner was tapped to present alongside actress Laura Linney.

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Broadway starlet Cynthia Erivo loves feathers on a carpet.  The Tony Award winner (2016) rocked a white and yellow feathery Chris Gelinas dress with a dramatic split and a Gigi Burris Millinery headpiece.

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She linked up with "Glee" star Darren Criss and Regina Hall before hitting the stage to perform "Can You Feel The Love Tonight" as a tribute to the Broadway legends who have passed away.

Check it: 

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Black Panther star Danai Gurira - who also does Broadway - made her way on the carpet in this Gucci dress before presenting alongside Broadway star Christopher Jackson.

"The Handmaid's Tale" star Samira Wiley posed it up in a sexy, plunging neckline Pamella Roland gown. Green looks hella good on her.

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Broadway screenwriter Dominique Morisseau turned up the heat a red high slit gown. Gorge.

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Six-time Tony Award winner Audra McDonald kept it simple - yet stunning - in a one-shouldered white gown with sparkly accessories and a glittering dragonfly pin.

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Temptations singer Otis Williams snapped it up with the cast of "Ain't Too Proud," including Ephraim Sykes, Derrick Baskin, Jawan M. Jackson, and James Harkness. The new Broadway musical celebrates the legendary singing group.

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Broadway star Andre De Shields won his first ever Tony Award at the age of 73. He won the Best Featured Actor in a Musical, and it's his first TONY during his first in his 50-year career.

Loved his gold sneakers.

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Broadway star Michael James Scott was all smiles in his crisp white suit. 

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Singer BeBe Winans was in the mix.

And Samuel L. Jackson was tapped to present.

Fab times!

 

Photos: Getty/Instar

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