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Angelina Jolie Laughs Off Those Oscar-Night Leg Jokes

QUOTED: Angelina Jolie Laughs Off Those Oscar-Night Leg Jokes

Originally posted 03/24/2012 02:40PM

"I honestly didn't pay attention to it. You know what I mean? I don't watch those TV shows, and if I go online and see something about myself, I don't click on it. And the people I surround myself with don't really talk about this kind of stuff. I heard something, but I didn't pay any attention. It's as simple as being a woman picking a dress you like and having a night and not really thinking about anything else."

• She's putting her foot down! After her right leg managed to outshine Hollywood's starriest at the 84th Annual Academy Awards, Angelina Jolie, 36, tells The Huffington Post that she isn't hopping on the Angie-bowing bandwagon – or following updates from @AngiesRightLeg on Twitter.
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Gwyneth Paltrow: Jackie O Inspired My Oscar Look & Apple Helped, Too! | Gwyneth Paltrow, Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis

Oscars 2012

Gwyneth Paltrow: Jackie O Inspired My Oscar Look & Apple Helped, Too!

Originally posted 03/01/2012 07:00PM

Most celebrities try on multiple dresses before finding the one, perfect, red carpet-worthy gown. Not Gwyneth Paltrow. For her, it took just one photo and one fitting.

"I tried on one dress. That was the dress and I thought, 'it's a little different but it's sort of a throwback,' " Paltrow said during a taping of The Chew on Thursday. "I saw a pic of Jackie O in a white dress with a cape and it's been a while since anyone's worn a cape, frankly, except for Superman."

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Uggie's Oscar Prep: Surprisingly Low-Maintenance!

How Uggie Got Ready for the Oscars

Originally posted 03/01/2012 10:05AM

Angelina Jolie might need a glam squad to help her get ready, but Uggie? He didn't need much prep before snapping on his custom Chopard collar and strolling down the red carpet at the Academy Awards.

"We bathed him yesterday and gave him a nice blow-dry," Uggie's trainer Omar Von Muller told PEOPLE on Oscar Sunday. "That's about it."

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Gwyneth Paltrow & Steve Martin Have a Love-Hate Moment at the Oscars

Originally posted 02/29/2012 04:40PM


Gwyneth Paltrow on WhoSay


A picture-perfect moment, right?

Well, looks like the joke is on Gwyneth, who posted a photo of her meeting comedians Steve Martin and Martin Short at the Vanity Fair party following last Sunday's Academy Awards.

"Dude. Seriously. I love my life," the actress, sporting her glamorous Tom Ford dress, wrote along with the photo, which she published on her WhoSay account that night.

Martin, too, shared similar pictorial evidence of his meeting with Paltrow, posting a slightly different version of the shot on his official Twitter page (see photo below) the same night.

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Anna Kendrick's Cocktail of Choice? Whiskey! | Anna Kendrick

Anna Kendrick's Cocktail of Choice? Whiskey!

Originally posted 02/29/2012 05:55AM

Just one day before the Academy Awards, 50/50 star Anna Kendrick managed to fit in a little relaxation time after walking the red carpet at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, Calif., on Saturday. She and an unidentifiable male "made a beeline" backstage where she sipped on a cocktail made of Jameson Irish Whiskey, a three-year sponsor of the awards. An onlooker tells PEOPLE that the actress "was very friendly to others in the lounge and seemed to be a in a great mood as she enjoyed her beverage." – Dahvi Shira

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PHOTO: Angelina Jolie Shows a Lot Less Leg Running Errands in L.A. | Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie Spends the Day with Brad Pitt's Mom – and Her Twins

Originally posted 02/28/2012 10:30AM

A day after dazzling in velvet Versace at the Academy Awards, Angelina Jolie was back to normal – and showing a lot less leg – running errands in L.A. Monday.

After taking a coffee break with partner Brad Pitt's mom, Jane, the actress, dressed down in black, was spotted out and about with 3-year-old twins, Knox and Vivienne.

And although she was all smiles, Jolie, 36, wasn't striking any poses for the paparazzi like she did when she hit the Oscars stage to present the award for Best Adapted Screenplay Sunday night.

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Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart's PDA-filled Pre-Oscar Party | Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson

Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart's PDA-filled Pre-Oscar Party

Originally posted 02/28/2012 06:00AM

Longtime lovebirds Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart made a rare semi-public appearance together during the Oscar weekend in Los Angeles.

The couple attended WME's pre-Oscar bash at agent Ari Emanuel's house and were "quite affectionate" in front of other revelers, a source says. Adds the source: "[They] seemed very comfortable and sweet with each other." The duo mingled with guests such as the Kardashians, Miley Cyrus and beau Liam Hemsworth.

The following night, the two stepped out for dinner at Il Covo, where they were joined by four friends, including actress Mia Wasikowska for their meal on the restaurant's patio. The couple were the last to arrive at the party, and they each sipped a beer. Later, Stewart ordered a tequila cocktail. Unlike at the WME party, at dinner the couple kept their PDA to a minimum.
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Bradley Cooper & Zoe Saldana Party in L.A. – with His Mom! | Bradley Cooper, Zoe Saldana

Bradley Cooper & Zoe Saldana Party in L.A. – with His Mom!

Originally posted 02/28/2012 05:55AM

They made a PDA-filled splash at Sundance, and new couple Bradley Cooper and Zoe Saldana stepped out once again at L.A's SoHo House for a Grey Goose-hosted party the night before the Academy Awards. But this time around, they seemed to be playing things more coy – possibly because the reigning Sexiest Man Alive had brought his mom, Gloria, out!

Cooper had his arm around his mother (who's already met Zoe), and led the way through the Weinstein Company bash as Zoe, Casey Affleck and a pal followed them through the crowd. Meanwhile, Scarlett Johansson and new beau Nate Naylor walked hand-in-hand through the party together. The pair stopped to chat with Russell Simmons before heading out. – Julie Jordan

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Were Natalie Portman, Fiancé Wearing Wedding Rings at the Oscars? | Natalie Portman

Natalie Portman & Benjamin Millepied: Are They Secretly Married?

Originally posted 02/27/2012 04:30PM

Did Natalie Portman slyly reveal big news before more than 1 billion TV viewers?

On Sunday night's 84th Academy Awards, the actress appeared to be wearing a wedding ring set as she clutched an envelope onstage.

And her French fiancé, Black Swan choreographer Benjamin Millepied, was photographed with a band on his wedding finger.

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How Angelina Jolie's Right Leg Became the Breakout Star of the Oscars | Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie's Leg: Breakout Star of the Oscars

Originally posted 02/27/2012 03:30PM

Angelina Jolie had a real leg up on the competition Sunday night at the 84th Annual Academy Awards.

Although stars like Meryl Streep and Jean Dujardin walked away with top honors, it was the leg-baring slit in Jolie's black Atelier Versace gown that kept people buzzing on Monday.

Before the end of the telecast, there was already a Twitter handle dedicated to that part of the actress, 36, called @AngiesRightLeg.

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