Daniel Kaluuya’s mum mortified by Oscars joke about his parents having sex ‘What’s he on about?’

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They had been invited to the 'London hub' to watch their son and brother pick up his Oscar live in Los Angeles.

But Daniel Kaluuya's mum and sister looked utterly horrified on Sunday – as he ended his Best Supporting Actor acceptance speech by joking about his parents having sex.

In the joke, which he used to sum up the joy of being alive, Londoner Daniel said: "My mum and my dad… they had sex – and now I’m here!"

His mother's face was then shown to the viewers at home as she watched on from the hub for family members at BFI Southbank in London.

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His sister clasped her hands to her face looking utterly mortified.

She then turned to Daniel's sister, asking: "What's he talking about?"

Asked about the moment backstage, he said: "Is that gonna live on?

"I think that’s pretty obvious that all of our parents had sex. What’s going on?"

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He added: "It just came out of my mouth. My mum’s probably going to text me some stuff about that, but here we are."

Daniel won his Oscar for his role as Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton in Judas and the Black Messiah.

Daniel's win came on what for many film fans was a disappointing night as the late Chadwick Boseman was snubbed for the Best Actor gong despite being the hot favourite to pick up the award posthumously.

Chadwick, who tragically passed away at the age of 43 after a battle with colon cancer in August 2020, was nominated for the award for his role in Ma Rainey's Black Bottom.

Oscars 2021: The Winners

Best Picture – Nomadland

Best Actor – Anthony Hopkins, The Father

Best Actress – Frances McDormand, Nomadland

Best Supporting Actress – Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Best Supporting Actor – Daniel Kaluuya, Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Director – Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best International Feature – Another Round

Best Adapted Screenplay – The Father

Best Original Screenplay – Promising Young Woman

Best Original Song – Fight for You, Judas and the Black Messiah

Best Original Score – Soul

Best Film Editing – Sound of Metal

Best Cinematography – Mank

Best Production Design – Mank

Best Visual Effects – Tenet

Best Documentary Feature – My Octopus Teacher

Best Documentary Shot Subject – Colette

Best Animated Feature – Soul

Best Animated Short Film – If Anything Happens I Love You

Best Live-Action Short Film – Two Distant Strangers

Best Sound – Sound of Metal

Best Costume Design – Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Best Makeup and Hairstyling – Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

His co-star Viola Davis, 55, was also expected to pick up the award for Best Actress for her portrayal of the titular character in the same film.

However, the pair were both snubbed, with Anthony Hopkins and Frances McDormand picking up the gongs for The Father and Nomadland respectively.

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