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#Oscar2018: Jordan Peele becomes First Black Screenwriter to win “Original Screenplay” + red carpet photos

By Sewe Ishola,

The 2018 Academy Awards held this past Sunday (March 4th) at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood and it saw Jordan Peele becoming the First Black Screenwriter to win “Original Screenplay” category.

After his big win, Jordan took to Twitter and said, “I just won an Oscar. WTF?!?”

Watch his acceptance speech below:

The event was attended by Viola Davis, Tiffany Haddish, Lupita Nyong’o, Zendaya, Danai Gurira, Meryl Streep, Taraji P. Henson, Common, Chadwick Boseman, Daniel Kaluuya, Sandra Bullock, Emily Blunt, Jennifer Lawrence, Jennifer Garner, Whoopi Goldberg, Octavia Spencer and many more.

Check out the red carpet looks:

attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Zendaya attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: lupita nyong’o attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Whoopi Goldberg attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Nicole Kidman attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Betty Gabriel attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Viola Davis attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Taraji P. Henson attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: (L-R) Lupita Nyong’o, Winston Duke, and Danai Gurira attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Chelsea Peretti (L) and Jordan Peele attend the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)
HOLLYWOOD, CA – MARCH 04: Daniel Kaluuya attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
attends the 90th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on March 4, 2018 in Hollywood, California.

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