Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Best Moments from the Screen Actors Guild Awards



Betty White was quite happy with her naked man statue as she accepted the award for best female actor in a comedy series for 'Hot in Cleveland.'


Natalie Portman had to be censored in her speech as she accepted the award for best female actor in a leading role for 'Black Swan.' CLICK PHOTO to see more gowns from the red carpet at SAG Awards.

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The SAG awards were saucier than usual Sunday night, with Betty White flirting with her naked trophy, Colin Firth revealing he used his SAG card to pick up women and Natalie Portman issuing an expletive upon winning the best actress award.

The Daily News brings you the top 10 moments from the 17th annual Screen Actors Guild Awards:

10. Steve Buscemi's "Untouchables" memory: The 53-year-old actor harked back to an audition for "The Untouchables" that he bombed in 1987 after winning outstanding actor in a drama series for "Boardwalk Empire" He thanked casting director Ellen Lewis "for having faith after my awful audition 20-something years ago when she brought me in to see Brian De Palma." He then proceeded to imitate himself grumbling and then saying, "Thank you."

9. Vintage celebrity ads: Dennis Haysbert paid tribute to the actors who have appeared in ads on TV, introducing clips including "Graduate-era Dustin Hoffman who sang the praises of a hollow-sounding car he tapped while Ken Jeong did a sexy dance while holding a bottle of Pepto-Bismol.

8. Melissa Leo on her "man" trophy: "Thank you, girls, for helping me get a man I can bring home tonight!" she yelled to the actresses who played her daughter in the film. After winning best supporting actress for "The Fighter," she thanked costume designer Mark Bridges, though she admitted that when she saw them on the hanger, she thought, "Boy I don't think so."

7. Julianna Margulies lets it snow: Upon winning her second consecutive trophy for outstanding actress in a drama series, Margulies thanked New York "for keeping us" and "all teamsters for digging us out of the snow for the past two weeks."

6. Betty White flirts with her trophy: Though she claimed to have found her win for best actress in a comedy series to be "the biggest surprise" ever, the 89-year-old actress appeared more shocked by the nude trophy she was given. "Oooh!" she cooed as she ran her hands along its bare back. "I can't say thank you enough," she smiled as she wrapped her hands around its body.

5. Tim Conway's intro for Ernest Borgnine: After appearing to miss his cue, the 77-year-old actor (and Borgnine's co-star in "McHale's Navy) scooted onto the stage to present Ernest Borgnine with the lifetime achievement award. "I must admit I'm a little disappointed, Ernie told me this was a pilot," he said before joking that Borgnine's epic film resume wasn't very impressive.

4. "Social Network\\\" cast: Riffing off the theme of competition in David Fincher's film, Andrew Garfield and Justin Timberake fought for a place behind the mike while presenting the Facebook movie in the best ensemble category. Timberlake then joked about the mic's feedback and Garfield made a "so-so" gesture after a clip of the film was shown.

3. Christian Balejoined by Dickie Ecklund: The "Fighter" star whooped with joy when the man whom he played in the biopic joined him on stage. "How do you like me now?" Ecklund asked Bale, causing the actor to laugh.

2. Natalie Portman swears: After winning the award for best actress in a film, the very pregnant "Black Swan star thanked the SAGs for taking care of her since she was 11. She also thanked "My parents who always taught me to work my hardest and never be an a---ole."

1. Colin Firth thanks SAG for letting him in: After winning best actor for his role in "The King's Speech

" he talked about how his SAG card had a glow and how he used it to get female attention. "I'd like to thank security for letting me in the building," he finally said.


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