Rep. John Lewis just made an appearance on the Oscars Red Carpet:
John Lewis on the red carpet!
— Carolyn Kellogg (@paperhaus) February 24, 2019
WHO ARE YOU WEARING, CONGRESSMAN?
— Ξvan Ross Katz (@evanrosskatz) February 24, 2019
Sigh. It’s already political:
Now Billy Porter is pissing me off. Asking John Lewis how we find "hope" in the next election cycle.
— Mickey White (@BiasedGirl) February 24, 2019
When asked about how to have hope ahead of the 2020 election, he said:
Congressman John Lewis is attending the #Oscars this year. On the red carpet, he talked about the 2020 election and said, "You must never ever give up or give in. We have to continue to stand up, speak up, speak out and get involved" pic.twitter.com/i3jorvS49G
— TicToc by Bloomberg (@tictoc) February 24, 2019
And then they went to a commercial break:
“Congressman John Lewis…you’re a gift…but we’ve got to go sell some crap, so keep civil rightsing it up. We’ll be right back.”
— Ben Mankiewicz (@BenMank77) February 24, 2019
He’ll be presenting one of the nominees for Best Picture:
— WSB Radio (@wsbradio) February 24, 2019