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Angelina Jolie ‘steamed’ when Oscar winner mocks her leg pose

STANCE PARTNER: AngelinJolie strikes pose thwas copied moments later by winning screenwriter Jim Rash. | Mark J. Terrill~AP

STANCE PARTNER: Angelina Jolie strikes a pose tha was copied moments later by winning screenwriter Jim Rash. | Mark J. Terrill~AP

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Sean young’S WEIRD PAST

1987: Her constant clashes with director Oliver Stone cause her role as Michael Douglas’ wife in “Wall Street” to be greatly reduced.

1988: Former co-star James Woods sues Young for harassing him and his then-fiancee — including her leaving a disfigured doll on his doorstep.

1992: Young shows up on a studio lot in a homemade Catwoman costume hoping to land the “Batman Returns” part that ultimately goes to Michelle Pfeiffer.

2008: Checks into rehab for alcohol addiction.

2011: Is part of “Dr. Drew’s Celebrity Rehab.”

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Updated: March 30, 2012 8:03AM



T here were some testy moments Sunday behind the scenes of the Academy Awards.

Though usually known for a healthy sense of humor, Angelina Jolie reportedly was irked after Jim Rash mocked her by standing right next to Jolie and mimicking her pronounced, revealed leg stance and head toss when he hit the stage to share the best adapted screenplay Oscar for “The Descendants.”

“Who is that guy?” a backstage source quotes her as snapping when she exited after presenting the original screenplay award that followed.

She was quickly told Rash is a veteran comic and co-star of the NBC sitcom “Community.”

“She was still pretty steamed but seemed to calm down quickly,” said the source.

Long-troubled actress Sean Young had many shaking their heads at the Governors Ball following the Academy Awards. Young apparently thought she didn’t need a ticket to the event and, when refused admission, caused such a scene that the police were called and she ended up cooling her heels for several hours at the Hollywood cop shop. “It was kind of pathetic to watch her as such a wannabe — actually playing paparazzi and snapping photos of stars like Sandra Bul­lock arriving for the party,” said a BZ spy on the scene.

Kaui Hart Hemmings, author of the book on which the “The Descendants” was based, showcased her wordsmithing before the ceremony Sunday — tweeting “ ‘The Artist’ people were in line in front of me [on the red carpet] and now I smell like cigarettes and entitlement.”

Speaking of the Governors Ball, a number of African-American Hollywood players were overheard talking about the need for a big push to increase minority membership in the academy. While all were thrilled with Octavia Spencer’s supporting actress Oscar — the only award this year to an African American — Viola Davis’ loss to Meryl Streep caught many by surprise, including close Davis friend Streep.

THE NEXT HOST? Jimmy Kimmel’s post-Oscar show — plus his long-admired popularity in Hollywood — has buzz already starting for him to host the Oscars next year.

ON TO 2013: As usual, the Oscar oddsmakers already are looking to next year’s possible nominees. Getting early buzz are a remake of “The Great Gatsby” with Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan; Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit”; Steven Spielberg’s “Lincoln,” with Daniel Day-Lewis; Kathryn Bigelow’s hush-hush film about the final days of Osama bin Laden; Quentin Tarantino’s “Django Unchained,” the slavery-themed movie starring Jamie Foxx, Don Johnson, DiCaprio and Kerry Washington, and Tom Hooper’s big-screen film of “Les Miserables,” with Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Anne Hathaway and Helena Bonham Carter.

SEEN ON THE SCENE: The Hawks’ Jonathan Toews and Daniel Carcillo were spied checking out the new RPM Italian hotspot. . . . “Modern Family” funnyman Ty Burrell was caught by fans exiting the Exhale Spa on the Gold Coast. . . . “Amazing Race” winner and Chicago native Ernie Halvorsen chowed down on those gigantic onion rings at River North’s 25 Degrees. . . . The Packers’ Jermichael Finley made the scene at Hub 51, while the Bears’ Lance Briggs was seen at nearby Studio Paris, joined by Giants’ buddy David Deihl. . . . O.A.R. drummer Chris Culos and (separately) Bravo’s “Flipping Out” star Jenni Pulos and her Chicago fiance, Dr. Jonathan Nassos, hung out at Old Town Social.

Bill Zwecker reports regularly on WFLD-Channel 32.

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