20 candid photos of celebrities at the 2019 Oscars

The moments when A-listers don't realise the cameras are on them are often the best

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The Oscars are one of the few times when the celebrities are the ones in the audience - here are photos showing the A-listers chatting, hugging and celebrating while in the crowd of the Academy Awards.

From Glenn Close and Samuel L Jackson taking a selfie (what a pair) to Bradley Cooper and Rami Malek embracing, these 20 photos show candid celebrity moments from the 91st Academy Awards.

To follow all of the action on stage and see who won the big awards, see our live updates story here; catch up on the 10 most emotional and touching moments here and read about how the Oscars is finally beginning to represent diversity better here.


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