A mysterious green goblin turned heads on the 2024 Emmys red carpet, leaving viewers wondering who was underneath the lifelike prosthetics.
The puzzling creature, wearing a green strapless dress designed by Bryn Cosplay, turned out to be “RuPaul's Drag Race” star Princess Poppy from Season 15.
The reality TV star hit the red carpet at LA Live's Peacock Theater in Los Angeles on Monday, hoping to catch viewers' attention and make them look her way “in the worst possible way.” He told Entertainment Weekly.
Here's everything you need to know about her unique look.
What did she wear?
Princess Poppy's bright green dress features a high-low skirt, revealing her full body green paint and matching kitten heels.
The dress also featured a dramatic train that matched her eclectic handbag decorated with creepy doll heads.
The 26-year-old drag queen completed her look with a green beaded necklace and matching earrings. However, the real eye-catcher is her face full of lifelike prosthetics, with pointy ears and gray hair.
Who was she inspired by?
Princess Poppy is inspired by many iconic figures in pop culture.
She told EW that her look showed references to Jabba the Hutt from “Star Wars” and Roz from “Monsters, Inc.” And a witch from the 1985 Tom Cruise movie “Legend.”
“I primarily wanted to be a slasher hag. I wanted to be so shocking that you would just have to turn around and look at me,” she explained.
Why did she wear a green goblin costume?
“I wanted to do the opposite of what is expected of you when you go to an event like this. I wanted to take fitness and turn it on its head,” Bobby told EW while on the red carpet.
She repeated her message all the while Speaking to the Los Angeles Times Inside the party.
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“I wanted to be a troll, walking around the Emmys literally and figuratively,” she explained. “The whole purpose of doing this is a way to show the rules of fashion, the rules of beauty and the bulls—I think it's nicer to show up that way rather than to show how you normally do at an awards show.”
Has it won any awards?
Poppy, who appeared on Season 15 of Drag Race last year, joined her co-stars on stage when RuPaul accepted the award for Outstanding Reality Competition Program.
Famous TV personality, who is he? The most decorated black artist in Emmy Award history, He issued a call to action during his acceptance speech.
“If a drag queen wants to read you a story in the library, listen to her because knowledge is power, and if someone is trying to limit your access to power, they are trying to scare you. Listen to the drag queen,” he said.
As for Bobbi, she has not accepted her celebrity status Entertainment Weekly's “Quick Drag” podcast Last year she wanted to “fall off the face of the planet.”
“I don't want to be famous, I want to fade into obscurity,” she said at the time.
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