Angelina Jolie Flashes Lots of Thigh Onstage at the Oscars
02/26/2012 AT 11:10 PM EST
Angelina Jolie knows how to strike a pose on the red carpet, but when she took the stage at Sunday's Oscars, the Best Adapted Screenplay presenter's posture raised eyebrows.
With a hand on her hip and her bare leg stretched out through the slit in her dress, the woman whom host Billy Crystal called "the original girl with the dragon tattoo" displayed over-the-top sass and sauciness.
The winners of the Best Adapted Screenplay Oscars seemed to agree. Accepting for The Descendants, Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash emulated Jolie's paparazzi-worthy moment (and Jolie herself tucked her leg back in).
But because we're still not quite sure why Brad Pitt's date was working the camera from the stage, tell us: