Billy Porter caught ‘sniffing his armpits’ during Tony Awards as fans left in stitches over ’embarrassing’ moment

BILLY Porter has been caught sniffing his armpits in the audience at the Tony Awards in a moment fans have hailed as embarrassing. The award-winning star appeared to be having a rough night, getting busted in this awkward blunder after he was forced to take the stage to accept an award without his speech. CBSBilly Porter seemed to be caught sniffing his armpits during the Tony Awards[/caption] CBSThe awkward moment was not Billy’s first blunder of the night[/caption] During the show, cameras panned to Billy, 54, as he stood in the audience enjoying one of many performances at the Tonys. Jay Z was performing with Alicia Keys and the cast of Hell’s Kitchen. The Pose star seemed to attempt to sniff his armpits, checking for smell subtly, but was caught. The moment was not only aired on the live broadcast but made its rounds on social media. “I know I didn’t just see Billy Porter sniff his armpit on live television,” one fan joked on X. “Someone give me the gif of Billy Porter sniffing his pitts after the Hell’s Kitchen performance,” another person posted. “Did Billy Porter just smell his pits?” a third viewer wondered. “BILLY PORTER JUST SNIFFED HIS ARMPITS ON AIR LMAO,” someone else mocked. “Billy Porter smiling his armpit is the highlight thus far. But there’s lots of show to go,” a fifth person commented. “Oh Billy Porter, honey, we love you but maybe don’t check if you smell when there’s a chance you might be on camera,” another suggested. BILLY’S BLUNDERS Elsewhere in the awards show, Billy was called to the stage to accept an award. He won the Isabelle Stevenson Award, a philanthropic award given to someone who has made significant contributions on stage and in a charitable capacity. When the star reached the podium to speak, he realized that he could not find his phone and, therefore, did not have the speech he prepared. He laughed off the moment, killing time until someone could get him his phone. Somebody has my phone back there Billy PorterTony Awards “I need my phone. Where’s my speech, baby? Somebody has the phone, somebody has the speech. Let’s get it together,” he said playfully. Suddenly, a man in a suit appeared on stage with the phone in his hand. On X, fans had a laugh at the moment while some praised Billy’s poise. “Billy Porter accepts the Isabelle Stevenson Awards in the Tonys pre-show – but he can’t find his phone, so he doesn’t have his speech,” one person wrote, sharing video from the moment. “Billy Porter is experiencing the actor’s nightmare, literally – no speech on the prompter! at the TONYS!–and handling it beautifully,” someone else commented. “Billy Porter taking the Tony Awards audience to CHURCH and then asking the people for his speech on the teleprompter or his phone is PEAK LIVE TV,” a third viewer joked. “Lord grant me the confidence and composure of Billy Porter yelling BRING MY MY PHONE I WROTE A SPEECH when the teleprompter died,” another person posted. CBSJay Z was on stage moments before Billy was caught sniffing his armpits[/caption] CBSJay Z performed with Alicia Keys and the cast of Hell’s Kitchen[/caption] GettyEarlier in the show Billy Porter was forced to accept an award without his phone to give a speech[/caption]

Billy Porter caught ‘sniffing his armpits’ during Tony Awards as fans left in stitches over ’embarrassing’ moment

BILLY Porter has been caught sniffing his armpits in the audience at the Tony Awards in a moment fans have hailed as embarrassing.

The award-winning star appeared to be having a rough night, getting busted in this awkward blunder after he was forced to take the stage to accept an award without his speech.

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Billy Porter seemed to be caught sniffing his armpits during the Tony Awards[/caption]
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The awkward moment was not Billy’s first blunder of the night[/caption]

During the show, cameras panned to Billy, 54, as he stood in the audience enjoying one of many performances at the Tonys.

Jay Z was performing with Alicia Keys and the cast of Hell’s Kitchen.

The Pose star seemed to attempt to sniff his armpits, checking for smell subtly, but was caught.

The moment was not only aired on the live broadcast but made its rounds on social media.

“I know I didn’t just see Billy Porter sniff his armpit on live television,” one fan joked on X.

“Someone give me the gif of Billy Porter sniffing his pitts after the Hell’s Kitchen performance,” another person posted.

“Did Billy Porter just smell his pits?” a third viewer wondered.

“BILLY PORTER JUST SNIFFED HIS ARMPITS ON AIR LMAO,” someone else mocked.

“Billy Porter smiling his armpit is the highlight thus far. But there’s lots of show to go,” a fifth person commented.

“Oh Billy Porter, honey, we love you but maybe don’t check if you smell when there’s a chance you might be on camera,” another suggested.

BILLY’S BLUNDERS

Elsewhere in the awards show, Billy was called to the stage to accept an award.

He won the Isabelle Stevenson Award, a philanthropic award given to someone who has made significant contributions on stage and in a charitable capacity.

When the star reached the podium to speak, he realized that he could not find his phone and, therefore, did not have the speech he prepared.

He laughed off the moment, killing time until someone could get him his phone.

Somebody has my phone back there

Billy PorterTony Awards

“I need my phone. Where’s my speech, baby? Somebody has the phone, somebody has the speech. Let’s get it together,” he said playfully.

Suddenly, a man in a suit appeared on stage with the phone in his hand.

On X, fans had a laugh at the moment while some praised Billy’s poise.

“Billy Porter accepts the Isabelle Stevenson Awards in the Tonys pre-show – but he can’t find his phone, so he doesn’t have his speech,” one person wrote, sharing video from the moment.

“Billy Porter is experiencing the actor’s nightmare, literally – no speech on the prompter! at the TONYS!–and handling it beautifully,” someone else commented.

“Billy Porter taking the Tony Awards audience to CHURCH and then asking the people for his speech on the teleprompter or his phone is PEAK LIVE TV,” a third viewer joked.

“Lord grant me the confidence and composure of Billy Porter yelling BRING MY MY PHONE I WROTE A SPEECH when the teleprompter died,” another person posted.

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Jay Z was on stage moments before Billy was caught sniffing his armpits[/caption]
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Jay Z performed with Alicia Keys and the cast of Hell’s Kitchen[/caption]
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Earlier in the show Billy Porter was forced to accept an award without his phone to give a speech[/caption]