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See what the winners said once the cameras were off

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"The long hair is unemployment." — Best Supporting Actor Christian Bale (The Fighter), when asked what his long hair was about
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"I really hope the LAPD lets me off with a warning tonight because I'm definitely going to go crazy." — Glee's Chris Colfer, on how he'll celebrate his Best Supporting Actor victory
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"No!" — Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter (from the sidelines), when wife Katey Sagal, who won Best Actress, was asked whether her win would mean Sutter would stop complaining about the show's lack of awards recognition (Sagal then added: "He's super-happy for me. This honors our show as well as me. I give this to him and we'll see what he does with it.")
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"Now I can actually stuff my bra, because I've got two. I need a little stuffing." — Claire Danes, on how she plans to use the Best Actress trophy she won for Temple Grandin
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"Boy, I'm giving long answers. I can almost put myself to sleep." — You Don't Know Jack Best Actor winner Al Pacino, on his tendency to give long acceptance speeches
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"As soon as she opened the envelope, I could tell by the way she moved and the noise that came out of her mouth that I won." — Big Bang Theory's Jim Parsons, on co-star Kaley Cuoco's reaction to presenting him his Best Actor award
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"I hadn’t planned anything except to talk about Dustin Hoffman and I blew it. …I wanted to make jokes about young up-and-comer Dustin Hoffman." — Paul Giamatti, on forgetting to thank his Barney's Version co-star in his Best Actor in a Comedy acceptance speech
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"I thought I was going to come to L.A. and get a tan … but this is so much harder than anything I've done in New York." — Matthew Morrison, on his transition from Broadway actor to star of Glee, which won for Best Comedy Series
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"It hit me when I was about 17." — Best Actor winner Colin Firth (The King's Speech), on when his mid-life crisis started (On stage, he joked that that his win was helping him age gracefully. "This is all that stands between me and a Harley Davidson.")
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"If things work out the way I plan, we’ll end the series somewhere around the Korean War, 1953." — Terrence Winter, creator of Best Drama Series Boardwalk Empire, on how long his 1920s-set series will last. (He was kidding.)