Sacha Baron Cohen spills “ashes” on Ryan Seacrest on the red carpet. A lot of people thought this was hilarious, but I found it really rude and tactless! Guess you can’t expect much more from Cohen.
Angelina Jolie’s leg was the talk of the night:
Emma Stone’s presentation of Best Visual Effects with Ben Stiller. I couldn’t find a video on this for youtube, but you can go here to check it out. She is just too cute!
In accepting the award for Best Original Song, “Man or Muppet” writer Bret Mackenzie (of Flight of the Conchords), joked “I was genuinely starstruck when I met Kermit the Frog. But when you get to know him, he’s just a frog, and like many stars here, he’s shorter in real life.”
Christopher Plummer became the oldest person to ever win an Oscar at the age of 82 Sunday night. He won Best Supporting Actor for his role in Beginners, and at the start of his speech he beheld his Oscar and said “You’re only two years older than me, darling. Where have you been all my life?”
Best Acceptance Speeches
Finally, leave it to the Best Actor and Actress winners to have the most engaging, witty speeches! Jean Dujardin, of the Artist, and the one and only Meryl Streep (Iron Lady):