If you can’t be in the audience watching the Academy Awards in person, the next best thing you can do is to sit in front of the TV with some snacks and your laptop or smartphone in hand and keep up a running commentary.
Which you’re doing right now. Don’t deny it.
But that’s okay. Plenty of other well-known stars – popular in our households but not quite popular enough to get tickets – are doing the same thing. And they gush and snark as well as anyone.
Such as Jessica Alba‘s tweet from the red-carpet special, “I love Melissa McCarthy so much! She looks gorgeous!”
We caught some of the best comments as the big night began. Take a look here and enjoy!
Brooke Burke-Charvet 1 of 9"Out of my dress already, heading Hm 4 Dinner with my family & to watch The Oscars in my sweats!"
Katie Couric 2 of 9"My fortune cookie said: "you are quiet and unobtrusive!" btw j lo's dress is making me nervous! #oscars"
Marlee Matlin 3 of 9"#Oscars Billy Crystal hilarious and very well done opening! We've missed you! 9th time? We want 9 more...and more!"
Octavia Spencer 4 of 9"Thanks AU, thanks Montgomery, thanks home state...thanks family!"
Kirstie Alley 5 of 9"Mad for this French Actor..Mad I tell you..quintessential Leading Man #JeanDujardin"
Kail Lowry 6 of 9"So many things going on at once, the Oscars & the NBA all star game... Who do you think is gonna win the MVP"
Katy Perry 7 of 9"#OCTAVIA"
Holly Robinson Peete 8 of 9"@octaviaspencer Well Done!! DESERVED #OSCARS"
Alec Baldwin 9 of 9"I'm tweeting live from the Oscars. OK, I'm in bed in East Hampton. Whaddya want from me?"
[Photos: via PacificCoastNews.com, Twitter]
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