Star Tracks: Monday, May 16, 2016 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- Blue Ivy Proves She's the Daughter of a Queen in $11,000 Dress and $565 Sneakers at the VMAs
- Read the Cover Story: The Gosselins 10 Years Later: 'So Much Has Changed'
- Kim Kardashian Flaunts Huge New Diamond Ring (a Gift from Kanye West!) at the VMAs
- Major Kid! DJ Khaled Shows He Can't Wait to Be a Dad at the MTV Video Music Awards
- Rihanna Opens the 2016 MTV VMAs with a Showstopping Medley of Her Biggest Hits
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- March 14, 2011
- Vol. 75
- No. 10
Behind the Scenes at the Kodak Theatre, Oscar's Big Winners Savored Sweet Victory-and Got to Schmooze Their Fellow Stars
He won the Oscar for playing Prince William's great-grandfather, but Colin Firth laughed when press backstage asked whether he was invited to the upcoming royal wedding. "The invitations have already gone out," Firth said. "Mine's most definitely lost in the post somewhere."
Presenter Reese Witherspoon (backstage with Christian Bale) earned raves from Emma Roberts, who said the star's chic dress "reminded me of the one my aunt [Julia] wore to the Oscars" in 2001, the year she won Best Actress.
OH, WAITER ...
Copresenters Josh Brolin and Javier Bardem danced onstage in matching Gucci outfits.
James Franco's turn as Marilyn Monroe only momentarily stole the spotlight from Anne Hathaway. "I feel good!" she said afterward of her hosting gig. "I'm really happy with the way it turned out."
READY FOR HER CLOSE-UP
Presenter Jennifer Hudson (watching the telecast from backstage) revealed the reason for her glow: "My little baby [1-year-old David]. He is just so sweet and so full of life and joy."
Russell Brand hammed it up backstage with copresenter (and Arthur costar) Helen Mirren, whom he called "an extraordinary woman .... I have become a little obsessed with her."
O'S OSCAR MOMENT
Oprah Winfrey "owned Oscar night," said Zac Posen, who designed her sparkly gown. "She exuded a poised and confident cool."
THE FRONT ROW
A-list seatmates included (from left) Colin Firth and wife Livia Giuggioli, Helena Bonham Carter, Tim Burton, Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Michelle Williams, Busy Philipps, Deborra-Lee Furness and husband Hugh Jackman.
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!