See Daniel Kaluuya's Mom's Reaction to Him Mentioning Her Sex Life in Oscars Speech

The 'Judas and the Black Messiah' star's speech had EVERYTHING.

Daniel Kaluuya's mom, Damalie Namusoke, felt the gamut of emotions while watching her son win his first Oscar. The 32-year-old actor took home Best Supporting Actor statuette for his role in Judas and the Black Messiah on Sunday night -- and amid his many points in his acceptance speech, he mentioned his mom's sex life. 

"You got to celebrate life, man! We're breathing, walking, it's incredible. It's incredible," he said. "My mom, my dad, they had sex. It's amazing." 

The camera hilariously caught Kaluuya's mom's reaction, as her look of pride turned to one of confusion. 

"You understand, I'm here. You know what I mean? I'm so happy to be alive," Kaluuya continued. "So I'm going to celebrate tonight. I appreciate everyone in the room, everyone watching at home. You know, peace, love, and onwards, we go again!" 

Twitter, of course, couldn't get enough. 

Earlier in his speech, Kaluuya captured the audience with a moving reference to Fred Hampton and others who had inspired him. He also called for "everyone in this room" to take part in the work to be done when it comes to social justice issues. 

"There's so much work to do, guys. That's on everyone in this room. This ain't no single man job," he said, after thanking God, his mother and other members of his team. "I look at every single one of you. We've got work to do."

"I'm going to get back to work Tuesday morning, because tonight I'm going up. We're going up, you know what I mean? We're enjoying ourselves tonight!" he said. 

While speaking with ET's Kevin Frazier after his big win, Kaluuya joked he was going to "avoid my phone for a bit" after making that reference to his mom's sex life. 

"Nah, bro. I'm going to avoid my phone for a bit. I think my mom's not going to be very happy," he said, before giving it another thought. "But she's going to be cool. She's got a sense of humor. We give it to each other, so it's cool."

As for that other part of his speech, which highlighted Hampton and the work he's done, Kaluuya said he hoped it would inspire audiences. 

"I think it's just more people are going to watch Chairman Fred's story. That's what this is all about -- telling the truth and getting it out there," he said. "The fact that I can even stand on this stage with this statue is because of what he did." 

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