It is unclear what takes longer: for Johnny Depp to transform into the old man version of himself in “The Lone Ranger” (a feat that secured his makeup team an Oscar nomination) or for the average starlet to get ready for Sunday’s (March 2) 2014 Academy Awards, which start at 8:30 p.m. ET.
The pre-Oscar primping process has with actors preparing for their big moment before a worldwide audience. And thanks to the TMI-infused magic of social media, stars are giving us a glimpse at the process (somewhere, the stars of Hollywood’s Golden Era are collectively rolling in their graves).
For Anna Kendrick, she sent out a tweet that read, hilariously, “Pre-Oscars routine is mostly Eggos and Law & Order SVU. #glamour.”
Pre-Oscars routine is mostly Eggos and Law & Order SVU. #glamour
— Anna Kendrick (@AnnaKendrick47) March 2, 2014
Pharrell, who is nominated for Best Song (and whose new album drops at midnight on iTunes), posted a photo on Instagram of him getting a last-minute haircut.
Michael B. Jordan
Michael B. Jordan posted a photo of his Oscar ticket (nice font).
And Jessica Biel did the same!
Bette Midler drolly noted “Strife. Turmoil. Chaos. Not the Ukraine. Hair and makeup @AcademyAwards!”
Strife. Turmoil. Chaos. Not the Ukraine. Hair and makeup @AcademyAwards!
— Bette Midler (@BetteMidler) March 2, 2014
Kristen Bell, the once and future “Veronica Mars,” let us in on a red carpet secret, when she posted a photo of her handbag to Twitter with the caption: “When you see me on the red carpet of the Oscars tonight, just know… there’s a burrito in my clutch.” Hey, it’s easy to understand why — it’s a long-ass ceremony!
When you see me on the red carpet of the oscars tonight, just know…there’s a burrito in my clutch. pic.twitter.com/WwXQtMq10A
— Kristen Bell (@IMKristenBell) March 2, 2014
Meanwhile, Best Supporting Actress shoo-in Lupita Nyong’o kept things mysterious, giving a sneak peek of her jewelry. She flashed a photo of a knotty gold ring with the description “Family totem.” Something tells us that isn’t the only gold she’ll be rocking tonight…
Best Supporting Actor nominee Jared Leto posted a picture with his brother, prepping for the big show.
Gabourey Sidibe, who was nominated for her role in “Precious” and spent the past year showing her witchy side on “American Horror Story: Coven,” posted a photo of her presenter badge.
Going to work. pic.twitter.com/MOvVm6tTQi
— Gabourey Sidibe (@GabbySidibe) March 2, 2014