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Billy Porter Was Drenched In Crystals — Over 100,000 To Be Exact — At The 2019 Emmys

The category is...fierce and fabulous.

When it comes to red carpets, Billy Porter never fails me.


On Sunday, Billy gave us fashion and sparkles with his Emmy look, adorned with 130,000 crystals and a massive hat that screamed "belle of the ball, dahling!"

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Get into it.

The Pose star, who's also nominated, was all smiles as he prepared to celebrate his 50th birthday on the red carpet.

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Billy turned 50 on Saturday, Sept. 21.

TFW you're the first openly gay black man to be nominated for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series at the Emmys.

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If he wins tonight, Billy will be one step closer to becoming a coveted EGOT member. He already has a Grammy and Tony award for his work on Broadway's Kinky Boots.

But back to his Emmy lewk, because I'm still not over it. Can we just agree he's the king (and queen) of the red carpet at this point?

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FYI: He's wearing Michael Kors.

When it comes to the little details, Billy just gets it. Check out his sparkling manicure, which matched his crystal-embellished suit:

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And I couldn't forget about his platform boots. Oh, no. Such a serve!

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Of course, the star of Pose would serve up this fierce pose for the camera!

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You better STRUT! 🗣

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Here's to (hopefully) taking home the gold tonight, Billy. You deserve! 👏🏾

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