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The Fighter's Melissa Leo in a Marc Bouwer Gown

By Livingly Staff on
The Fighter didn't take home 'Best Picture' but it did generate some serious buzz last night.  Actress Melissa Leo did her part, especially on the red carpet. The Fighter's Melissa Leo was a winner in a custom-made Marc Bouwer gown. With its high, regal neck and strong shoulders, the dress projected a fierce elegance befitting the accomplished actress. Wondering 'Who was best dressed at the 2011 Oscars?'  Well, each of us has an opinion (including several top contenders listed below...Read Full Story

Melissa Leo Apologizes Backstage for her F-Bomb

By Lauren Gerber on
So the big "Oops" moment at last night's Academy Awards was when Melissa Leo said the F-word (Gasp!) during her acceptance speech for Best Supporting Actress.But right when she got off stage, The Fighter star was already doing damage control. "Those words, I apologize to anyone that they offend. There's a great deal of the English language that is in my vernacular," she said in the backstage press room. "I really don't mean to offend, and probably a very inappropriate place to use that...Read Full Story

Melissa Leo in Marc Bouwer Gown

By Livingly Staff on
Tomorrow, folks will be talking about Melissa Leo in Marc Bouwer.  The supporting actress looked great on the red carpet. The Fighter's Melissa Leo was a winner in a custom-made Marc Bouwer gown. With its high, regal neck and strong shoulders, the dress projected a fierce elegance befitting the accomplished actress.Best Dressed at the 2011 Oscars: Jennifer Lawrence in Calvin Klein Winter's Bone actress Jennifer Lawrence opted for a streamlined look in a bright red Calvin Klein Collection gown...Read Full Story

Melissa Leo Drops an Eff Bomb at 2011 Oscars

By Jake on
We'd guess Melissa Leo feels pretty effing good right now. The actress took home her first Oscar tonight, and dropped an eff bomb while doing it. "I really am so speechless," she said, saying she remembered thinking that it looked "so f---ing easy" when Kate Winslet won the award. Luckily, the Academy was ready with a profanity delay on the airing.The 83rd Annual Academy Awards were held February 27, 2011 at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood. James Franco and Anne Hathaway hosted the festivities...Read Full Story

Melissa Leo Wins Best Supporting Actress at the 83rd Academy Awards

By JJ Duncan on
Just three years after being nominated for her first Oscar, Melissa Leo has won, taking home the statue for her work in The Fighter.Leo was nominated in 2008 for her work in Frozen River, but it was her turn as brassy Boston mother Alice Ward that truly won over critics. Leo had already won the Golden Globe and Broadcast Film Critics award this season.Holding her trophy, the 50-year-old Leo thanked presenter Kirk Douglas. Leo said she was "shaking in her boots" as she accepted the award. She...Read Full Story

Melissa Leo Nominated for Best Supporting Actress for 'The Fighter'

By John Newlin on
Melissa Leo might be racking up the trophies this awards season. She's been nominated for the 2011 Oscar, Best Supporting Actress for her role in The Fighter. Leo won the Golden Globe award for the performance as a struggling, loving, conflicted mother of a professional boxer played by Mark Wahlberg. It's a tricky recognition to earn because at the Golden Globes Leo beat out, among many other talented actresses, Amy Adams, with whom she co-starred in the film. We'll see if she sweeps the...Read Full Story

Melissa Leo Grateful for Golden Globes Win

By JJ Duncan on
No one at the Beverly Hilton on Sunday night was as excited to win a Golden Globe award as Melissa Leo. The 50-year-old won the Best Supporting Actress in a movie award for her role as Alice Ward in The Fighter, and she heaped praise on the movie's director David O. Russell.Melissa explained she was grateful for Russell convincing her to be in the movie despite the fact that she's too young to actually be a mother to Mark Wahlberg and Christian Bale. In The Fighter, Melissa plays the fiery...Read Full Story