By Kiti Bolea
Fans all over the world (including me, straining my eyes between computer screen and TV) got to see footage that they’d normally never see, with Franco making short clips with his phone backstage, and even walking on at the intro, all the while still recording!
Even though he didn’t win (a stranded traveler is no match for a stuttering monarch), he deserves an award for the host most dedicated to his fans!
Oscar morning at his hotel.
With his Grandma Mitz and getting his war paint on!
Getting prepped, and backstage before intro.
One of the many pics he took backstage, and videos he posted.
One of the many times he took out his phone while on stage, and backstage with Billy Crystal after his presentation.
A pic of the stage, and listening in to Sandra Bullock call out his nomination.
Wrapping up after a successful event. By the way, I still think he’s high!
Here are the videos (click to see video):
5) Franco turns on the recorder on his phone, slips it in his pocket, and goes on stage to introduce Scarlett Johansson and Matthew Maconahay (was it me or did Mathhew look so drop dead boring). It’s mostly just audio here.