BAFTA stars issue stark warning about ‘dressing up’ for 2022 event due to Ukraine crisis

The 2022 event will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on Sunday night, attended by some of the biggest stars in the world – while concern continues to grow about Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

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The 2022 BAFTA Awards will be broadcast live on Sunday night amid the gloom caused by Russia’s ongoing invasion of Ukraine – with Awards organizers asking the stars to keep this in mind when wearing the costume. cater for the event.

A flurry of Hollywood celebrities arrived in London for the glitzy event but fans should anticipate a pop of color on the red carpet.

Bosses have issued strict guidelines to avoid wearing flashy outfits or wearing anything that could be seen as controversial – and hinted that the show would pay tribute to those who are fighting against Russia’s illegal war actions.

This means that the likes of Lady Gaga, who was nominated for a Best Actress award, or host Rebel Wilson, who will oversee events from Royal Albert Hall, will likely wear black. for the event.

Celebrities including Lady Gaga were advised on what to wear to the BAFTAs 2022 amid the ongoing conflict in Ukraine


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A source told The Sun on Sunday: Some senior showbiz employees have advised stars to dress modestly, amid concerns that attention-grabbing dresses and suits will appear uncomfortable due to the Ukraine conflict.

“The last thing they want is something like Lady Gaga’s infamous meat dress or anything too controversial.”

A large number of A Listers are expected to attend Sunday night’s event – with Benedict Cumberbatch, Jessie Buckley and Tessa Thompson among the nominees.

However, the event drew scorn for going ahead amid fears of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine – which has seen thousands of innocent civilians reported as casualties. killed by Russian weapons while more than a million refugees are believed to have fled the war-torn Nation.

Rebel Wilson will be holding an awards ceremony on Sunday night


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Janet Street Porter took aim at BAFTA in a scathing open letter, where she suggested it would be more profitable if the event was canceled this year.

She wrote for the Daily Mail: “It is business as usual. The organizers clearly believe that ‘we have overcome the covid, let’s continue to enjoy ourselves’.

“Wouldn’t we have more respect for them, if someone who came back to mission control had the courage to stand up and say – ‘let’s put this on hold until peace is restored in Ukraine. This back-slapping and awarding is ridiculous’. “

Last weekend, the Independence Spirit Awards took place in Los Angeles – where celebrities spoke out against Russia and Vladimir Putin’s actions at the event.

Director Questlove, whose film ‘Summer of Souls’ won best documentary, spoke out in the midst of the conflict while accepting his award.

“My heart is with the people there and what they’re going through,” he said. But yes, I am very familiar with the feeling of trying to create art while the world is on fire. ”

Actor Jason Isaacs, who was nominated for his role in Mass, confessed that he struggled to see the point of the awards ceremonies at the same time as the current conflict.

He said: “I’m sure, like a lot of people, I’ve had a lot of thought about coming and I thought, well, inside this tent are storytellers who want to use cinema for its intended purpose. That’s the motivation to empathize.

“And if there’s one moment where stories matter, it’s a moment of great crisis.”

Kristen Stewart recently paid tribute to those struggling in Ukraine



While former Twilight star Kristen Stewart, who recently played Lady Diana in the divisive film Spencer, said about the late royal life: “Today we are forced to take your side. Ukrainian people.

“They are risking their lives to fight for these things. We support the hundreds of thousands of refugees who have fled this war, both Ukrainians and people of other nationalities who have been denied landing. park safely.”

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