Chrissy Teigen got the Internet talking at the Oscars this year, and not just because she looked incredible in her white Zuhair Murad gown.
Towards the very end of the lengthy ceremony, when the Best Actor and Actress awards were being announced, the model was caught resting her head on her husband John Legend’s shoulder. Her eyes were shut, and yes, Twitter jumped to conclusions.
CHRISSY TEIGEN ASLEEP ON JOHN LEGENDS SHOULDER IS ME RIGHT NOW
— lamb (@lilbuzzcut) February 27, 2017
— alyssa balistreri (@thenamesalyssa) February 27, 2017
— S A R (@Sarine_xo) February 27, 2017
Look at Chrissy Teigen back there pretending to sleep through Casey Affleck’s acceptance speech pic.twitter.com/nM7UgQ6Rl9
— Brandon Wall (@Walldo) February 27, 2017
While some questioned how Chrissy could have fallen asleep so early in the night (one viewer pointed out that it was only around 9 p.m. in Hollywood), others identified with her need to take a nap and quickly hailed her as their “hero” for doing so.
She had a perfect response to the whole thing this morning:
just woke up what happened
— christine teigen (@chrissyteigen) February 27, 2017