9:47 p.m. At the Weinstein after-party, Jason Statham and his willowy model-actress girlfriend Rosie Huntington-Whiteley swoosh into the lobby. Jason’s brow is furrowed, Rosie’s red lips are traffic-stopping. But no one is paying much attention ...
9:48 p.m ... until Leonardo DiCaprio rolls in with a small entourage and the lobby erupts into frantic cries of “Leo! Leo!” He’s smiling despite losing out to George Clooney in the Best Actor category.
10 p.m. Back at the HBO party, Jesse Tyler Ferguson told us he had a good time at the show "because Sofia was passing around a flask of tequila." (Does Pepsi know?)
10:03 p.m. P. Diddy and his entourage cause a Red Sea–like parting as they weave their way toward the Weinstein party's back tent. Diddy crashes into Paris and Nicky Hilton, whose great-grandfather Conrad built the hotel they are partying in. Paris and Diddy embrace warmly, prompting a flurry of iPhone camera flashes.
10:10 p.m. Once rumored couple Diddy and Cameron Diaz chat up Lawrence Bender and Harvey Weinstein. Weinstein looks positively giddy. Are those Meryl Streep's glasses in his pocket, or is he just happy she won?
10:17 p.m. “I want Kelsey to say hi to Harvey,” we overhear a Kelsey Grammer employee say. Seconds later, a bearded Grammer emerges in front of Weinstein.
10:25 p.m. Rob Lowe is feeding ravenously while seated at a table in the back tent. He pauses for breath and drapes an arm affectionately around his wife, makeup artist Sheryl Berkoff.
10:52 p.m. A long-haired Gerard Butler has been standing all night, knee-deep in women. He doesn’t seem to mind. He poses for a photo holding a sign that says “Gerard Butler” in front of his face — in case the girls need some reminding? “I could do this all day,” he announces.
10:54 p.m. A less frown-y Jason Statham gets his groove on, hopping around to the Human League’s “Don’t You Want Me.” He’s trying to get his girlfriend Rosie off the couch. “Come on, darling, won’t you dance?” But she's too engrossed in conversation with Weinstein’s wife, fashion designer Georgina Chapman.
10:58 p.m. Lindsay Lohan and stylist Rachel Zoe collide in the back tent and embrace lovingly. “How are you, sweetie?” Zoe asks.
11:11 p.m. Weinstein and his wife look like they’re about to leave. But not before Weinstein — who's hugged a lot of people tonight, including Jason Statham — goes in for one more embrace, this time with Jessica Alba. No hard feelings about Machete, then!
11:15 p.m. We're surprised to see Aziz Ansari at the HBO party, since he didn’t attend the ceremony itself. “I was home illegally downloading Homeland," he tells us. "I hear it’s so good and I don’t have Showtime.”
11:36 p.m. Back at Weinstein's bash, Kim Kardashian is standing alone looking seriously bummed. Maybe now is a good time for her to find Paris Hilton and stage a reconciliation? Better yet, go home — and good night!
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