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The Golden Globes Most Awkward Moments

The Golden Globes Most Awkward Moments - Even the most carefully planned award shows have their clumsy moments, and this year's Golden Globes telecast on NBC was no different. Here's a rundown of the unexpected moments that made viewers laugh or wince during last night's show.

Jennifer Aniston and Brad Pitt have been divorced for more than five years now. But because the tabloids keep the divorce aftermath and Pitt's relationship with his next partner, Angelina Jolie, so front-and-center in the popular imagination, it was still interesting when Aniston's presenting duties forced her to utter the name of her ex's movie, "Inglourious Basterds." But Aniston did so gracefully and without flinching.

One would assume Julia Roberts is used to being the most famous person in the room. But when presenting the award for best motion picture drama, she exclaimed that her seat next to Paul McCartney, which the cameras had been cutting back to all evening, was causing her friends to go crazy. She said she was receiving "more text messages than I've ever gotten in my life!"

Harrison Ford might have just been nervous -- he's an actor and not a professional TV presenter, after all -- but his oddly slow and slightly loopy delivery during his presentation of best motion picture drama nominee "Up in the Air" made it seem like the actor had a bad case of stage fright.

The Golden Globes Most Awkward Moments

Similarly, poor Felicity Huffman flubbed her lines again and again during her presentation duties, but was so self-aware and apologetic about it that she came off as even more endearing for not getting them exactly right.

When "Mad Men" was awarded the Golden Globe for best TV drama, heartthrob Jon Hamm somehow managed to arrive on the stage far in advance of his coworkers. His look of panicked confusion as he looked desperately around for them was very un-Don Draper-like and more like his goofier guest-starring role on "30 Rock."

The Golden Globes Most Awkward Moments


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