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Ellen's Best One-Liners From the Oscars

Mar 3 2014 - 5:30am

Ellen DeGeneres [1] hosted the Oscars for the second time, and she's only getting better with practice. The host inspired a ton of laughter during her opening monologue, and she really hit a good balance between being funny without totally skewering the stars. In case you missed her best moments, here are her funniest and flat-out best quotes of the evening!

"I'm telling everyone that you were wonderful in Nebraska. Wonderful." — To 84-year-old June Squibb

"Meryl cannot afford to be nominated again." — On how expensive it is to be nominated

"If you win tonight, I think we should bring you the Oscar." — On Jennifer Lawrence's balance issues

"One of the best Liza impersonators I've ever seen in my life. Good job, sir." — To Liza Minnelli

"It has been raining. We're fine, thank you for your prayers." — On LA's weather situation

"I'm not going to say who looks the most beautiful, but it's Jared Leto [2]." — On the good-looking crowd

"It deals with the serious issue of people having sex at the rodeo . . . speaking of, Bruce Dern is here tonight." — On Dallas Buyers Club

"No, I don't want to see it." — To Jonah Hill [3]

"That is so . . . what is the word for it . . . selfish." — On Amy Adams [4] being in two nominated movies

"Possibility #2, you're all racists. And now, please welcome our first white presenter, Anne Hathaway [5]." — On the idea of 12 Years a Slave not winning best picture


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