- The 73rd BAFTAs took place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday night, and they were full of hilarious moments.
- Rebel Wilson packed the top news stories of 2020 into her two-minute stage appearance, bringing up Prince Andrew and calling the mask-shaped BAFTA statues a “great way to stop yourself from getting coronavirus.”
- The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge awkwardly laughed when Brad Pitt joked that he was naming his award Harry because he “really excited about bringing it back to the States with him.”
- Meanwhile, Hugh Grant quoted “Bridget Jones’s Diary” on stage just moments after reuniting with Renée Zellweger.
- Here are the 14 biggest moments you might have missed.
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The 73rd EE British Academy Film Awards – or BAFTAs – took place at London’s Royal Albert Hall on Sunday night.
While the ceremony honored the finest films in the industry (“1917” sweeped most of the awards including best film) it also saw presenters and winners joke about the most controversial topics of 2020 so far.
Here’s a look at the biggest moments you might have missed.
Red carpet hosts Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary gave out candy to celebrities.
Celebrities on the red carpet were in for a literal treat when hosts Edith Bowman and Dermot O’Leary gave them a much-needed sugar hit as they were being interviewed.
Margot Robbie said: “Oh, I’m not mad about that!” when she was told she’d be receiving some vegan candy.
The BAFTAs food menu this year included plant-based substitutes.
When Bowman asked Robbie whether she was vegan, she said that while she wasn’t, she “very much encouraged the notion.”
“I couldn’t lie right now, there’s too many pictures of me getting papped eating hamburgers, I can’t lie,” Robbie joked.
Zoe Kravitz was dressed like an Oscar.
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The body-hugging dress featured a high neckline and a high slit at the back.
Kravitz’s dazzling look also adhered to this year’s sustainability dress code, as she borrowed the custom creation by Anthony Vaccarello for Yves Saint Laurent.
Roman Griffin Davis’ interview was interrupted by his “Jojo Rabbit” composer.
“Jojo Rabbit” star Roman Griffin Davis, 12, was one of the youngest people to walk down the red carpet.
He couldn’t contain his excitement when “Jojo Rabbit” composer Michael Giacchino slipped into his BBC One interview.
The two embraced in an affectionate hug with Griffin Davis saying he was “the most, cleverest guy in film history.”
Showing the respect is mutual, Giacchino called the 12-year-0ld “the greatest guy in the world.”
“Rocketman” star Taron Egerton brought both his mom and girlfriend.
The “Rocketman” star, who previously took both his leading ladies to the Golden Globes, was one of the first to walk down the red carpet.
Florence Pugh resembled Little Pink Riding Hood.
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“Little Women” star Florence Pugh appeared to take inspiration from another classic story as she channelled “Little Red Riding Hood” on the red carpet.
The supporting actress nominee wore the cape-like Dries Van Noten gown over a Barbie pink minidress. She complemented her bold look with black platform heels and bright red lipstick.
Beauty YouTuber Tanya Burr turned up.
Social media star Tanya Burr recieved an invite to Britain’s most prestigious film awards.
Burr matched the red carpet as she wore a bright high-neck Badgley Mischka gown which had a slit on one side.
Kate Middleton rewore a gown from 2012 in an effort to stick to the sustainable dress code.
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Celebrities were encouraged to re-wear something they’d worn before, hire a gown, wear vintage, or invest in as sustainable designer like Stella McCartney.
Jude Law’s lookalike son Rafferty hit the red carpet.
The 23-year old, who is following in his father’s footseps after landing the lead role in a modern-day adaption of “Oliver Twist,” wore a slick Joshua Kane suit.
Rafftery has previously modelled for Dolce & Gabana and Timberland and is reportedly dating 29-year-old singer Rita Ora.
Taika Waititi took a swipe at Britain’s colonial history while accepting his BAFTA for “Jojo Rabbit.”
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After thanking his mother during his BAFTA acceptance speech for best adapted screenplay, the New Zealander said it was “very cool” to receive the award “coming from the colonies.”
“We know it’s been a hard week for you guys. It’s very nice to take a bit of your gold back home, where it belongs,” Waititi joked.
Andy Serkis collected his BAFTA while using diamond-encrusted crutches.
According to the BBC, Serkis is on crutches following a ski accident on New Year’s Day.
Serkis told Insider he hasn’t found a place to keep his BAFTA just yet, but may display it next to the One Ring he kept from “The Lord of the Rings.”
Brad Pitt joked about Prince Harry leaving the UK — and the royals reacted.
Best supporting actor winner Brad Pitt joked about Prince Harry leaving the UK in his BAFTA acceptance speech – and Kate Middleton and Prince William were caught on camera laughing.
“He is going to name this [award] Harry because he is really excited about bringing it back to the States with him,” Robbie said while reading his speech.
Daisy Ridley and Olivia Colman had priceless reactions to a Cirque du Soleil performance.
When cameras panned to the crowd, Ridley covered her face in shock, while a wide-eyed Colman couldn’t keep still with her hands in the air.
Rebel Wilson suggested the BAFTA statues made “great” coronavirus masks.
During Rebel Wilson’s humor-filled speech while presenting the award for best director, she joked that the mask-shaped BAFTAs handed out to winners would be a “great way to stop yourself getting coronavirus.”
The comedian then proceeded to demonstrate said BAFTA face mask to audience members.
Hugh Grant and Renée Zellweger had an iconic “Bridget Jones’s Diary” reunion.
Grant began his presentation for best film by saying, “Well, first of all, well done, Jones,” before adding: “That was a very, very silly little dress I thought.”
Just moments before, the former costars hugged off-stage after Zellweger accepted her award.