Russell Brand: Mom Did ‘Smack, Crack, Meth’ Before Oscars + Red Carpet Talk

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By Michael Lewittes

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Gossip Cop chatted with the stars at the Oscars last night, and check out what they candidly shared with us at the awards ceremony!

Russell Brand, who brought his mother as his date, was hilarious as always. Talking about getting ready for the big day, Brand said of his mom, “Well, yes, she took quite a lot of drugs this morning – smack, crack, meth, uppers, downers, benders. I said, ‘mom we’re going to the Oscars, you’re going to need more drugs.’ Eventually she took enough drugs, and now she’s having a nice time.”

Armie Hammer was enjoying himself, too, though he had a bit of blood on his collar. The Social Network star explained, “I took 15 minutes to get ready,” and rushed perhaps too quickly while shaving.

Gwyneth Paltrow also had an “ick” moment on the red carpet. A woman, who seemingly knew the actress, came up to her and kissed her on the hand. But when the woman left, Paltow said, “Ew!”

Jennifer Lawrence from Winter’s Bone had a funny encounter, as well, with a woman during the Oscars pre-show. Lawrence teased a New York Times reporter, punching her lightly, because the journalist was too flustered to muster up any questions!

After the show…

Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky told Gossip Cop how excited he was about Natalie Portman‘s Best Actress win. “I’m just glad people are recognizing her, and seeing all the great work she’s done and people around the world are paying money to see her.”

Aronofsky added that he had never imagined the film would achieve such international success, especially because “it’s a scary horror film.”

And Aron Ralston, who’s amazing survival story was portrayed by James Franco in 127 Hours, said he’s seen the film 10 times, and “I still cry. It takes me back through it again, with my mom, my wife, my sister. That’s why I got out of there to get back to these people in my life.”

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