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HEAD OF THE CLASS
High School Musical sweethearts and score high marks for cutest couple at the Vanity Fair bash, which has become an annual party stop for the pair.
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SEALED WITH A KISS
steals a smooch from fiancé Russell Brand amid the revelry at the Vanity Fair Oscar bash.
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LEAN ON ME
Could a duet be in the works? Dressed to match in basic black, (in Gucci) and (in Carolina Herrera) buddy up at Hollywood’s Sunset Tower Hotel during the Vanity Fair Oscar Party.
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Best Actress winner proudly poses with her statuette inside the Governors Ball, held at the Hollywood & Highland Grand Ballroom. “I’m proud of her either way,” husband Jesse James told PEOPLE, adding, “She looks amazing.”
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RIPLEY'S BELIEVE IT
Best Supporting Actress nominee Anna Kendrick is in awe posing alongside Avatar’s Sigourney Weaver at the Governors Ball. “[She] couldn’t be more stunning or more cool,” the Up in the Air starlet gushed to PEOPLE about the sci-fi icon. “I’m so happy every time I get to see her.”
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The Hurt Locker star and Best Actor nominee Jeremy Renner hugs it out with Best Director winner Kathryn Bigelow during the Vanity Fair bash. The wartime drama proved the evening’s big winner, taking home six Oscars total, including beating out Avatar for Best Picture.
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Lending her support to fiancé , who deejayed the Oscar ceremony, lets loose at the 18th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party, held at the Pacific Design Center.
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BLAST FROM THE PAST
Macaulay Culkin – who paid tribute to his Home Alone writer John Hughes during the Oscars telecast – chats up at the Vanity Fair bash.
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Look who’s bringing down the house! Crowd pleaser Betty White – who confirmed she will soon be hosting Saturday Night Live – gets acquainted with at Elton John’s Oscar viewing party. “I don’t know why or how, but it’s been wonderful!” the Golden Girl marveled of the recent fan attention.
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Who needs a plate when you have Guy Pearce! (in Victoria Beckham Collection) is about to sink her teeth into a late-night burger, graciously served up by the Aussie actor, at the Vanity Fair party.
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Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir greets Sharon and Kelly Osbourne at Elton John’s viewing party. “I didn’t realize so many people watched the Olympics and were affected by it,” he told PEOPLE. “I’m glad that so many people support me and are behind me.”
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They didn’t take home the night’s big prizes, but director James Cameron (with wife Suzy Amis by his side) and his star Zoe Saldana still find plenty to celebrate at the 20th Century-Fox Searchlight Pictures Oscar Party at Hollywood’s Boulevard 3.
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HER CUP OF JOE
Camp Rock 2 costars and are good pals off-screen too, keeping close company at the Vanity Fair Oscar fete.
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Good looks run in the family! and her equally gorgeous mom Gerda are joined at the hip while navigating the Vanity Fair party.
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LOOK OF LOVE
It takes a good woman to put a smile on ‘s face! The notoriously cantankerous Idol judge and his fiancée Mezghan Hussainy get cozy at Elton John’s Oscar viewing bash.
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When two-time Oscar winner Jodie Foster makes a point, you’d better listen! reunites with her Panic Room costar at the Vanity Fair party, where the two shared some serious girl talk.
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HE'S A CUT-UP!
SNL was no fluke! Mad Men star Jon Hamm’s stand-up routine has former Oscar winner Hilary Swank in stitches at the Vanity Fair Oscar celebration.
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All eyes and ears on Marisa Tomei! The former Oscar winner shares a glass of bubbly and a good story with Lenny Kravitz and his daughter Zoe at the Vanity Fair bash.
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SHE'S THE ONE
, who paid tribute to first-time Oscar nominee Gabourey Sidibe’s performance in Precious during the Academy Awards telecast, continues giving props to the newcomer at the Governors Ball.
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FEAST ON THIS
Barbra Streisand has the best seat in the house – between husband James Brolin (not pictured) and ladies’ man – at the Governors Ball.
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MAN ON A MISSION
gives Elton John a much-deserved hug at the musician’s annual Oscar viewing party, which has raised money for the singer’s AIDS Foundation for 18 years and counting.
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Get on the receiving line! A very pregnant gives props to her Julie & Julia costar Meryl Streep – who earned her record 16th Oscar nomination this year – at the Vanity Fair bash.
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'CRAZY' FOR YOU
Best Actor winner Jeff Bridges gives his Crazy Heart costar and Best Supporting Actress nominee a celebratory hug at the Vanity Fair party. “It’s unbelievable,” the actor told PEOPLE of his win.
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INTO THE NIGHT
And they’re off! After graciously mugging for iPhone photos and receiving congratulatory hugs from A-list well-wishers, Best Actress winner leaves the Vanity Fair Oscar party with two VIPs – husband Jesse James and Oscar.
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