Rachel Weisz wore a latex red dress to the Oscars that drew comparisons to an iconic Britney Spears look

Mark Ralston/AFP/Getty ImagesRachel Weisz earned an Oscar nomination for best supporting actress in ‘The Favourite.’
  • Rachel Weisz wore a floor-length red dress to the 2019 Oscars at LA’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday.
  • The dress – largely thanks to the short-sleeved top, apparently made of latex – drew comparisons to Britney Spears’ iconic outfit in the “Oops!…I Did It Again” music video.
  • Other reactions compared the actress to outfits in “Star Wars” and even a Fruit Roll-Up.

Rachel Weisz’s eye-catching look drew plenty of praise – as well as spot-on jokes about where she potentially found inspiration – when she arrived at LA’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday for the 2019 Oscars.

Weisz, who was nominated for best supporting actress for her role in “The Favourite,” wore a floor-length red dress with detailing around the waist and a short-sleeved top, apparently made of latex.

Rachel weiszMark Ralston/AFP/Getty ImagesRachel Weisz at LA’s Dolby Theatre on Sunday.

Fans went wild for the daring look, with many making references to Weisz’s vocal support of LGBT rights.

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The ensemble, and the bodice’s texture in particular, drew one notable comparison: Britney Spears’ iconic outfit in her “Oops!…I Did It Again” music video.


“Oops!…I Did It Again,” directed by Nigel Dick, saw Spears wearing a red, skin-tight, latex bodysuit as a heartbreaker on Mars.

It remains one of Spears’ most popular videos to this day and received three nominations at the 2000 MTV Video Music Awards.

One Twitter user, historian Greg Jenner, also compared Weisz’s bright look to imagery from the newest “Star Wars” trilogy.

Another tweet hilariously compared Weisz to a Fruit Roll-Up.


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