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The Definitive Guide to Posing with Your Trophies During Awards Season | Jennifer Lawrence

UpdatePosted 02/27/2014 10:40AM

PEOPLE's Guide to Posing Like a Boss During Oscars Season

Originally posted 01/17/2014 05:30PM

With Sunday's Oscars, the 2014 awards season reaches its climax. It's been a long road, filled with a lot of celebrities posing with a lot of pictures with a lot of trophies.

But what's the best way to pose with these awards? That's where we come in.

In advance of the 2014 Academy Awards on Sunday, we suggest the many nominees take a gander at these tips, so they won't be caught in a compromising position at the post-presentation podium.

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6 Celebrities Describe Their Own Struggles with Heroin

6 Celebrities Describe Their Own Struggles with Heroin

Originally posted 02/09/2014 02:30PM

While Philip Seymour Hoffman's tragic death is the most recent to make headlines, heroin claimed the lives of many beloved artists, including Cory Monteith, Janis Joplin, River Phoenix and Chris Farley.  

Other stars – from Angelina Jolie and Nicole Richie to Samuel L. Jackson – have admitted to dabbling if not struggling with the drug. And many have offered chilling personal accounts of their heroin use.  

Here are six celebrities who have shared their experiences with the dangerous drug over the years:  

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Watch Robert Downey Jr. Sing a Flawless Police Cover for Sting's Birthday

Originally posted 01/14/2014 10:00AM



It's not enough that Robert Downey Jr. is a talented actor with charisma for miles, but he's also got to have an astounding singing voice? Life isn't fair.

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Why Robert Downey Jr. Is Our Award Show Superhero

8 Reasons Why Robert Downey Jr. Is the Superhero of the People's Choice Awards

Originally posted 01/09/2014 10:30AM

Robert Downey Jr. continued his reign over the People's Choice Awards on Wednesday, going home a winner for the second year in a row.

The actor swaggered onstage to a chorus of high-pitched cheers from the audience to receive the favorite action movie star award for Iron Man 3. The film also won for favorite action movie and favorite movie.

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The Rock Raked It In in 2013 – He's This Year's Top-Earning Star

Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Named 2013's Top-Earning Movie Star

Originally posted 12/17/2013 04:15PM

Robert Downey Jr. is no longer the highest-earning actor in Hollywood. That honor now belongs to a different man of steel – Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.

Topping Forbes's new list of the top-grossing actors of 2013, Johnson's star vehicles – which included the action flicks Snitch, G.I. Joe: Retaliation, Pain & Gain and Fast & Furious 6 – took in a combined $1.3 billion in global ticket sales and cemented his place as this year's most bankable movie star.

Downey Jr. – who topped last year's list of highest-grossing movie stars thanks to the hugely successful The Avengers – came in a close second to Johnson this year, despite starring in Iron Man 3, the top-earning movie of 2013, which raked in $1.2 billion.

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Courtney Love Says She Deserves 'a Second Chance'

Courtney Love Says She Deserves 'a Second Chance'

Originally posted 11/03/2013 05:00PM

Courtney Love is back – and she's letting loose in a new interview, riffing on everything from facelifts to failed love affairs and fashion.

The 49-year-old, who's currently writing her autobiography and recording a new album, is featured on the cover of FASHION magazine and admits that while the past few years have been turbulent, she's hoping Hollywood can forgive her.

"Listen, if [Orange is the New Black star] Natasha Lyonne can burn down a house and Robert [Downey Jr.] can go to prison for two years, I deserve a second chance. I know there is hope for me."

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Former Addicts, Experts Explain Why Rehab Didn't Save Cory Monteith | Cory Monteith

Cory Monteith: Why Didn't Rehab Work?

Originally posted 07/20/2013 09:00AM

Why didn't rehab save Cory Monteith?

When the Glee star died at 31 of a toxic mix of heroin and alcohol, he was just two months out of treatment for substance abuse. Post-rehab, the actor looked healthy and happy, attending a hockey game with his girlfriend, Lea Michele, dining out with friends and attending a photo call for the next season of his FOX hit.

But addiction experts say that the immediate period after rehab is one of tremendous vulnerability.

"Newly sober people are more fragile than before they became addicts," says Bob Forrest, a California-based certified drug and alcohol counselor.

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Stories You're Talking About: Robert Downey Jr. Is a Hero to Young Fan

Stories You're Talking About: Robert Downey Jr. Consoles Young Fan Expecting Iron Man

Originally posted 06/16/2013 01:15PM

Blame it on the costuming.

When Iron Man super-fan Jaxson Denno discovered he was not meeting the super hero, but rather the actor who portrayed him, the 1½-year-old was super sad.

But our readers were touched as Iron Man 3 star Robert Downey Jr. met up with the child and tried to stem Jaxson's disappointment in meeting the actor, and not the fantasy man in the suit. See the story here.

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PHOTO: Robert Downey Jr. Tries to Cheer Up a Young Iron Man Fan

Robert Downey Jr. Comforts a Child Disappointed Not to Meet Iron Man

Originally posted 06/13/2013 08:20AM

Not even Iron Man can solve every problem.

The superhero's alter ego, Robert Downey Jr., found that out first-hand this week, when he encountered 1½-year-old super-fan Jaxson Denno – who just couldn't wait to meet Iron Man.

Only problem: Downey, in the Western Massachusetts towns of Sunderland and Shelburne Falls to shoot his latest, The Judge, was not wearing his Iron Man outfit.

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