You watched the show. You got the backstage scoop. But short of snagging a coveted Oscars invitation or crashing one of the many after-parties thrown in the event’s honor, much of the A-list action remained elusive — and exclusive. Thank goodness, then, for social media.
From Spike Lee showing off his new trophy to Julia Roberts palling around with Paul Rudd, celebrities have been sharing their Oscar memories with fans via selfies and celebratory party footage. Now we know all about the Black Panther cast hanging out with presenter Rep. John Lewis, James McAvoy getting fellow stars to sign his dress shirt with a red Sharpie, and nominee Richard E. Grant getting a superfan moment with Barbra Streisand.
Keep reading to catch up on what happened behind the scenes — celebrity date nights, starstruck selfies and all.
So when I played this theater (Dolby) I put up a fake @Madea picture with fake Oscars. I thought for sure the academy would have taken it down. Imagine my shock last night when I saw the photo still up. Too funny!!! pic.twitter.com/FSRametSiY
— Tyler Perry (@tylerperry) February 25, 2019
— Richard E. Grant (@RichardEGrant) February 25, 2019
— Barry Jenkins (@BarryJenkins) February 25, 2019
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