Jared Leto Explains Jennifer Lawrence's Oscars Stage Antics

Jennifer Lawrence with Jared Leto Jennifer Lawrence with Jared Leto

Jennifer Lawrence did not fail in being very Jennifer Lawrence-y at Sunday’s Oscars – and Jared Leto broke it all down for Access Hollywood.

When the actress hit the stage to present the Best Actor award, she went off script, looking into the crowd, saying, “Why are you laughing? What, is this funny? I’m still watching you!”

It turns out, the actress was talking to fellow Oscar winner Jared Leto, who was in the audience laughing with his family.

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“She said, ‘What are you laughing at?’ But what she didn’t know was that Ellen was on the side…making, pantomiming [motions like], ‘Don’t fall, don’t fall,’ and my mom and my brother are all cracking up,” he explained.

“I guess we don’t have any manners,” he joked. “You can take them out of Louisiana but you can’t take Louisiana out of them, right?”

Jared also weighed in on Jennifer’s red carpet trip earlier on the Oscars red carpet, her second consecutive fall at the Oscars.

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“You know, I’m starting to wonder if this is a bit of an act,” he joked with Billy Bush about the actress’ less-than-graceful red carpet moment.

-- Jesse Spero

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