The Best Behind-the-Scenes Instagrams from the Oscars

All the insider stuff you don't usually see.

Happy Academy Awards, everyone! Are your gowns steamed and your tuxes pressed? Just kidding: We know you're in your PJs with a bowl of popcorn. But while you're busy chilling with your friends playing drinking games, there's fun behind-the-scenes-y stuff happening at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, and your favorite stars are serving as correspondents. Isn't social media the best?

Here's what's been happening:

Lady Gaga enjoys a well-deserved dirty martini.

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A Jennifer Aniston photobomb is the best kind of photobomb.

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Newly-minted BFFs J. Lo and Meryl Streep take a very necessary #selfie.

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Uh, yeah we want to drink brown liquor with Anna Kendrick and Jack Black.

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J. Lo getting ready in her dressing room, making sure that she's got #haironfleek before anything else.

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Kerry Washington serving up smiles with her glam squad.

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Chrissy Teigen and John Legend are working security backstage... so no funny business!

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Reese Witherspoon (looking divine in Tom Ford) slinking around backstage before presenting.

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Jared Leto takes a silly #selfie en route to the Oscars.

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#RelationshipGoals courtesy of Zoe Saldana

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Gwyneth says it takes a village, but we think she's just being modest. #Flawless.

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Gaga, can we borrow your good luck charms? Pretty please?!

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Marie Claire senior fashion editor Zanna Roberts Rassi is almost done primping before she hits the E! red carpet.

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Oprah reminds us she's human too as she preps for the big day.

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Good Morning America's rehearsing their carpet interviews—behold Channing Tatum's stand-in. See how he plays against type?

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Reese Witherspoon apparently woke up this morning and decided to eat a statuette for breakfast. Maybe it'll work.

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Here's what the auditorium looks like before people actually fill it:

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A sneak peek of Chef Wolfgang Puck's fare for the Governor's Ball—check the cute little salmon Oscars.

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The carpet's being rolled out and stapled (?) into place:

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