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Joan & Melissa Live at the Academy Awards
7:13: Little Jaden Smith isn't scared of Joan. Hold onto that Rubik's cube, kid. It's going to be a long night of adult commentary. I can't wait to see him present an award, though. And I think Will Smith can handle any interview, he's always laughing. 7:15: I, however, am not laughing when I see Celine Dion. Her wrap dress is not flattering at all. Sabrina's cracking me up tonight: "Looks like someone taped a sheet on her."
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