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Glenn Close's Fiery Dance Moves to 'Da Butt' Get Her All the Attention at the 2021 Oscars

Olowokandi Fiyin
Apr 26, 2021
06:55 A.M.
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Glenn Close stole the spotlight with her killer dance moves to "Da Butt" at the recently-concluded 2021 Oscars. The iconic actress's fiery dance was one of the major highlights of the ceremony.


Although Glenn Close didn't go home with an award, the veteran actress made a mark at the 2021 Oscars awards that would become one of the most unforgettable moments of the night.

In a surprising twist of events, the revered star proved that she knows how to have fun while showing off her impeccable dancing skills, which drew praises from the award attendees and the rest of the world.

Glenn Close attends the 2020 Sundance Film Festival premiere of "Four Good Days" at Eccles Center Theatre on January 25, 2020 in Park City, Utah. | Photo: Getty Images



Well into the award show, actor Lil Rel Howery hosted a trivia segment asking stars to recall Oscar-nominated songs in the past. After speaking to Andra Day and Daniel Kaluuya, Howery approached Close, which was when it all came alive.

The 74-year-old looked dashing in a gorgeous and exquisite Giorgio Armani ensemble.


The Oscars DJ played "Da Butt" by Experience Unlimited, and to the surprise of Howery and other stars, Close knew exactly what song it was. The "Fatal Attraction" star soon gave detailed information about the tune, saying:

"Wait a second... I know, that's 'Da Butt!' [It] was a classic song by the great Washington, D.C., go-go band E.U."


Close downloaded more info about the hit song, recalling that it was written for Spike Lee's 1988 movie, "School Daze." After blowing the audience away with her knowledge, Close took it to another level and did the "Da Butt" dance.

In an unpredictable moment, the award-winning star stood up and made the dance move as everyone around cheered. The internet exploded with comments, praising the actress and urging the Oscars to give her an award.



In her trademark manner, the three-time Golden Globe winner dressed to turn heads on the red carpet. The 74-year-old looked dashing in a gorgeous and exquisite Giorgio Armani ensemble.

The custom two-piece featured a long-sleeved blue tunic adorned with silver, black, and blue crystals paired with silk pants in midnight blue color. The actress finished the look with simple black heels and leather gloves.

Glenn Close attends the 93rd Annual Academy Awards at Union Station on April 25, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images


She accessorized with diamond earrings with her grey hair styled into a cute pixie cut. According to reports, Close has been partnering with Giorgio Armani for more than thirty years for award show appearances.


Several Hollywood stars dressed to the nines at the Oscars red carpet. Some of the head-turning outfits include Lake Stanfield's Saint Laurent's jumpsuit. Regina King also stole the spotlight in her custom Louis Vuitton gown.

The award-winning actress who has been making major fashion statements at past award shows looked ravishing in the sky blue dress that featured silver details and winged sleeves.