16 surprising details from the Golden Globes that you missed

  • The 2020 Golden Globes were on Sunday, and there were a lot of details you may have missed.
  • There was a mini “One Tree Hill” reunion at the after-party.
  • Beyoncé did not give Joaquin Phoenix a standing ovation along with others in the crowd.
  • The “Bombshell” actress Margot Robbie’s dress had pockets and was covered in thousands of beads and sequins.
  • The “Crown” star Olivia Colman’s ring gave a statement about gender equality and fair treatment in Hollywood.
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Awards season officially kicked off Sunday night during the 2020 Golden Globes at The Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills, California.

Films such as “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood” won big, Tom Hanks and Ellen DeGeneres were honored for their work in the entertainment industry, and Awkwafina made history as the first Asian American woman to win a Golden Globe for lead actress in a comedy.

And though you might have caught the big moments, there are a few details you probably missed.


Jason Momoa was seen wearing a tank top at one point during the show.

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Momoa is known for his role on “Game of Thrones.”
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Before the show began, Momoa walked the red carpet wearing a dark-green velvet suit jacket.

At some point during the Golden Globes, however, Momoa ditched the jacket.

As the camera followed the “Succession” star Brian Cox walking to the stage to accept his award, it caught Momoa clapping while wearing a tank top.

If you watch the moment closely, you can see his jacket is draped over the shoulders of his wife, Lisa Bonet.


Jennifer Aniston was seen smiling at Brad Pitt’s dating joke during his acceptance speech.

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Aniston was seated near Reese Witherspoon.
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Pitt won the award for best supporting actor in a motion picture for his work in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” and during his acceptance speech he made a joke about his dating life.

He said he wanted to bring his mother to the Golden Globes but “couldn’t because any woman I stand next to they say I’m dating” and “it would just be awkward.”

At that moment, the cameras panned to Aniston, Pitt’s ex-wife, who was seen smiling and laughing at his joke.


Beyoncé and Jay-Z skipped the red carpet but made an appearance at the show.

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Beyoncé at the 2020 Golden Globes.
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Viewers were surprised to get a glimpse of Beyoncé and Jay-Z giving Ellen DeGeneres a standing ovation when she was accepting her award.

The couple had skipped the red carpet and instead went straight to their seats.

According to a video from The Hollywood Reporter’s Scott Feinberg, who attended the show, the couple also left before the Globes officially ended.


The “Crown” star Olivia Colman’s ring gave a statement.

Eagle-eyed viewers noticed that the “Crown” star Olivia Colman wasn’t just wearing your typical diamond jewelry to the event.

One of her rings was a large circle that said “50:50” and “Equal Representation For Actresses.”

It’s from the ERA 50:50 campaign, which promotes gender equality and fair treatment in Hollywood.


Bill Hader and Rachel Bilson walked the red carpet as a couple for the first time.

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Hader and Bilson and at the 2020 Golden Globes.
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After a few weeks of reports that the actors Hader and Bilson were Hollywood’s latest couple, the two seemed to confirm their relationship on the Golden Globes red carpet.

Hader and Bilson walked the red carpet together and even posed for photos.


There was a mini “One Tree Hill” reunion at the after-party.

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Sophia Bush, Bryan Greenberg, and Danneel Ackles at the after-party.
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Fans of “One Tree Hill” were thrilled to see that some of the main cast of the show hung out together after the Globes ended.

Sophia Bush, Bryan Greenberg, and Danneel Ackles did a cute elevator video together at the InStyle and Warner Bros. Golden Globes after-party.

In the clip, Bush and Ackles, who played cheerleaders on the series, shook some gold pom-poms, while Greenberg, who played a basketball player, bounced a basketball.

The video was posted on InStyle’s Instagram with the caption “Let’s go Ravens!” as a reference to the school mascot from the show.


Margot Robbie’s dress had pockets and was covered in thousands of beads and sequins.

The “Bombshell” actress Robbie showed off the pockets in her gown while walking the carpet.

The pockets weren’t the only impressive part of Robbie’s Chanel couture: The bustier was made of nearly 5,000 sequins and beads, according to Nylon magazine.

The publication also reported that it took 225 hours of work to create the look.


Billy Porter’s feathered train could be zipped off.

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Porter at the 2020 Golden Globes.
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Robbie’s dress certainly wasn’t the only one with an interesting detail: Porter’s outfit featured a train that could be zipped off.

The “Pose” star walked the carpet in a custom white Alex Vinash suit, and one of the best parts of it was the long, feathered train.

Porter told the “E News” host Ryan Seacrest that his train could actually be zipped off and said he was going to take it off during dinner to be more comfortable.

He added, “This is not a sitting outfit – it’s a standing outfit.”


Beyoncé did not give Joaquin Phoenix a standing ovation along with others in the crowd.

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Beyonce and Jay-Z at the 2020 Golden Globes.
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When Phoenix won best actor in a motion picture drama for his role in the movie “Joker,” most of the audience in the theater gave him an immediate standing ovation.

And though she clapped for Phoenix, Beyoncé did not participate in the standing ovation.


Elton John slightly tripped on his way up to the stage to accept an award.

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Fortunately, he quickly regained his balance and he didn’t fall.
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When the iconic singer John was walking up to the stage to accept his award for best original song, he almost took a tumble.

Cameras caught a quick glimpse of John tripping as he walked up the steps. Fortunately, he didn’t fall.


Cynthia Erivo wore a $3 million diamond necklace, and her dress had peonies sewn on the inside.

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Her look wasn’t cheap.
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The “Harriet” actress Erivo, who was nominated for best actress in a motion picture drama, really made an impression on the carpet in her gown.

She wore a black-and-white custom hand-beaded gown by Thom Browne but took things to the next level with her jewelry.

During the “E News” red-carpet show, Erivo told Seacrest her diamond-and-sapphire choker cost $3 million.

She added that her dress took 800 hours to create and had another special detail – she also had peonies sewn into the inside of the gown because they’re her favorite flower.


Troian Bellisario wore part of her wedding gown to a Golden Globes after-party.

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Patrick J. Adams and Bellisario at a Golden Globes after-party.
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Instead of going with something all new, the “Pretty Little Liars” star Bellisario opted to repurpose her wedding gown for a Golden Globes after-party.

In a post on Instagram, she wrote: “Wore half my wedding dress. Home by 11. Eating ice cream. Happy #goldenglobes2020.”

Bellisario paired the long white tulle skirt with a silk blush tank top.


Taylor Swift’s earrings were slightly mismatched.

Swift, who was a surprise presenter at the show, wowed in a custom blue-and-yellow floral gown by Etro.

She kept accessories minimal, and one of the few pieces of jewelry she wore were slightly mismatched earrings – though it seemed this asymmetric look was intentional.

The drop gemstone earrings featuring navy, emerald, and diamond stones that each had alternating patterns.


Elton John wore a rocket-shaped pin on his suit.

John attended the show as a nominee for his work in the film “Rocketman,” which was based on his life.

His outfit also made a little nod to the film – he wore a rocket-shaped pin on his suit that was visible throughout the night.


A lot of celebrities wore puffed sleeves.

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Puff-sleeved dresses dominated the 2020 Golden Globes red carpet.
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If there was one fashion trend on the red carpet for the show, it was statement sleeves.

Several celebrities showed up in gowns that featured massive sleeves, including Olivia Colman, Kaitlyn Dever, Zoey Deutch, Lisa Bonet, and Dakota Fanning.


During the show, stars ate a vegan menu and also got bags of chocolate.

The Hollywood Foreign Press made the decision to serve an entirely vegan meal at the Globes this year, and the menu consisted of a few courses.

Vogue reported that celebs were served chilled golden-beet soup as well as a main course of king oyster-mushroom “scallops” with wild-mushroom risotto, Brussels sprouts, globe carrots, and pea tendrils.

You might have also noticed that the stars’ tables also had bottles of Champagne and Lindt chocolates on them, too.

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