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Here's how Hollywood is preparing for tonight's Oscars

There’s the bar, pity it’s not FREE.

WE WE SO excited. It’s mere hours now until the 87th Academy Awards kick off in Los Angeles. While the States are still waking up or nursing their hangovers from last night, prep is well underway at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood.

First off, last night’s party. There’s actually a Night-Before-The-Oscars-Party party. Are you able?

1. Selena Gomez and pals are just like us on a night out

Except we’re in a local nightclub drinking WKDs and they’re sipping champagne in Hollywood.

Couldn't ask for a sweeter group of ladies ☺️ Source: selenagomez


Leah Remini on Instagram: This is what I gotta look at! Ick. Right?! ;) @jlo #bestielove #alittieannoying #familia Source: Instagram

3. Oh to have our name on that table

Just a few of the place cards at the pre-Oscars Weinstein party. #KerryWashington #SelenaGomez #KeiraKnightley #AmyAdams Source: peoplemag

4. The drink selection at the pre-Oscars Weinstein party is deeply satisfactory

Hrm...think there are enough drink options at the pre-Oscars Weinstein party? The Moët champagne tree is impressive but there's also Heineken, and 50 Bleu, and Meiomi, oh my! Source: peoplemag

5. But on to today. The red carpet has just about been unveiled at this stage

The red carpet is taking shape for the big show on Sunday. #redcarpet #oscars #hollywoodblvd Source: theacademy

6. After a lot of stapling

The red carpet is being laid out and the stapler man is suddenly the most popular person on Hollywood Blvd. #oscars #redcarpet #hollywood Source: theacademy

7. The media have been practising, and there’s ACTUAL STAND-INS


8. This is what the bar looks like. Great, but it’s not free


9. This is the media room right now, from the Oscar winners point of view when they meet the press after giving their speech

This is the view the Oscar winners will have when they meet the press after they accept their statuette. Every seat will be taken by journalists from around the world. #oscars #loweshollywoodhotel Source: theacademy

10. Here’s a sample of what will be served up at the Governor’s Ball

Little Oscar statue salmon! Not able.

A sample of the food from @chefwolfgangpuck that will be served at tomorrow's #Oscars Governors Ball - check out that smoked salmon Oscar matzo! *drool* Source: heysp

11. * Drool*

Wolfgang has officially come of age! Tonight, Wolfgang Puck has the honor of catering the annual Governors Ball for @TheAcademy Awards for the 21st time. Source: chefwolfgangpuck

12. There’s even little Oscar statue chocolates sprayed with real gold

Some guests of the Governors Ball will go home with a gold-dusted Oscar-shaped chocolate inside this specially designed box. #oscars #wolfgangpuck #nomnomnom Some guests of the Governors Ball will go home with a gold-dusted Oscar-shaped chocolate inside this specially designed box. Source: theacademy

13. Reese Witherspoon is filling up at breakfast though

Oscar day! #BreakfastOfChampions #Oscars Oscar day! #BreakfastOfChampions #Oscars

14. She also gave us a sneak peek of the seating plan at the Dolby Theatre

Reese Witherspoon on Instagram: #PracticeMakesPerfect #Oscars #Countdown Source: Instagram

15. Oprah is hard at rehearsal

How will she remember all that?

Backstage practicing for tomorrow.#OSCARS Source: oprah

16. Ryan Seacrest seems chill enough

georgia helping me prep for oscars #eredcarpet this morning georgia helping me prep for oscars #eredcarpet this morning Source: ryanseacrest

17. Kelly and Ross are holding the fort, by the looks of it

Confusing @helloross while rehearsing #Oscars #LRC #ERedCarpet! Source: kellyosbourne

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