PEOPLE's Semi-Official Guide to Kissing Your Award on Oscar Night

Of all the awards shows this season, the Oscars provide the best opportunity for the winners to whip out a classic trophy kiss. The Emmy is too spiky and the Golden Globe makes you look megalomaniacal, but the Oscar statue is just right – a friendly little man made entirely out of gold. Who wouldn’t want to kiss him?

But not all Oscar kisses are created equally.

Jean Dujardin and Wife Alexandra Lamy Split

C’est fini for Oscar-winning French film star Jean Dujardin and his wife of four years, Alexandra Lamy.

The couple, who were married in the summer of 2009, have broken up, Dujardin told reporters Tuesday at a literary event in Paris.

George Clooney in The Monuments Men: Stealing Art Back from the Nazis

After an end-of-summer smash as an astronaut in Gravity, George Clooney will be back onscreen for the holidays, this time in dashing military uniform, saving the world from the Nazis and priceless art from Hitler’s grasp.

Oscar Embraces The Artist, Jean Dujardin & Meryl Streep

“Oh, no – not her … again,” was what winner Meryl Streep feared those inside L.A.’s Hollywood & Highland Center were thinking on Oscar night. Was she ever wrong.

The actress, who’s been nominated a historic 17 times, won the Best Actress Oscar at Sunday’s 84th annual Academy Awards for The Iron Lady, in which she played former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.

Oscars 2012: Who Should Win Best Actor?

In this year’s Best Actor category, the snubs may have gotten more attention than the actual nominees.

Many Oscar-watchers thought Michael Fassbender would be nominated for Shame, Leonardo DiCaprio for J. Edgar and Ryan Gosling for The Ides of March. But none of those heartthrobs made the cut.

Michelle Williams, The Artist Win Big at Indie Spirit Awards

Michelle Williams has another trophy to put on her mantel.

The My Week with Marilyn star earned best female lead for her on-screen transformation into dazzling blond icon Marilyn Monroe Saturday at the 27th annual Independent Spirit Awards. Accepting the award, she joked about how she wore “her own clothes” and cut “her own hair” when she came to the ceremony for the first time 10 years ago.

Jean Dujardin's New Movie Ads Are Too Sexy for Some

Jean Dujardin is Hollywood’s hottest new heartthrob. But are his latest posters a little too sexy?

The Oscar-nominated star of The Artist appears in risqué positions in ads for his new French film, Les Infideles.

The Artist Stars Chat Up a Storm at the Chateau Marmont

SAG Award winner Jean Dujardin was enjoying the scene at L.A.’s famed Chateau Marmont. The Actor star was in the midst of an enthusiastic conversation with a male friend in the hotel lobby and appeared to be in very high spirits as he chatted with everyone. Also there: his costar Bérénice Bejo, who had stopped by a party in the hotel.

Jean Dujardin's Special Talent: 'Making Girls Dance'

He doesn’t move his mouth all that much in The Artist, but Jean Dujardin made his Oscar-worthy impression on-screen by moving another body part – his feet.

“I learned to tap dance for The Artist,” Dujardin, who picked up an Academy Award nomination on Tuesday for Best Actor for his role in the largely silent film, tells GQ for its February issue.

George Clooney, Michelle Williams Receive Oscar Nominations

Comedy counts in Hollywood, for once, with two surprise nominations for Bridesmaids, for Supporting Actress Melissa McCarthy and Best Screenplay writer Kristen Wiig, according to this year’s Oscar nominations, announced early Tuesday at the Beverly Hills headquarters of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

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