During the party, attended by Chadwick Boseman, Michael B. Jordan and director Ryan Coogler, Winfrey read the email she wrote Disney CEO Bob Iger when she first screened the movie in February.
Oprah is hosting a BLACK PANTHER award-season party and she just read the gushing email she composed after screening the movie. It was sent to “Bobby”… Bob Iger pic.twitter.com/MrqdL91yrD
— Kyle Buchanan (@kylebuchanan) December 18, 2018
Black Panther has been nominated for Best Original Score and Motion Picture-Drama. Winfrey shared a photo of herself with Boseman, Jordan and Coogler, congratulating them on the accomplishment.
“A beautiful night in Wakanda! Congratulations @blackpanther on @goldenglobes best picture nomination.🙅🏽♀️🙅🏽♀️🙅🏽♀️❤️💜, wrote the media mogul.
While it was a great night for all in attendance, one of the best moments for Winfrey’s longtime partner, Stedman Graham, was enjoying a rum cake given to Winfrey by Jordan’s mother during the party.
“Last night@blackpanther event @michaelbjordan ‘s mom gave me a Rum Cake. We’re lovin’ it over here. Having cake for breakfast!! #wwfreestyle,” wrote Winfrey as she shared footage of Graham digging in.
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Born and raised in Compton, California, Jessica Bennett began her career as an intern at The Oakland Post, and later, The Source Magazine. She went on to write for respected hip hop publications such as DJ Booth and Hip Hop DX before becoming the Urban Editor of pop culture website, Wetpaint.com. She joined Ebony as the Entertainment Editor August 2017. Bennett has interviewed such names as Vanessa Williams, Spike Lee, Tyra Banks, Forest Whitaker, Magic & Cookie Johnson and several others.