Jolie's leg takes on a life of its own
February 29th, 2012
11:37 AM ET

Jolie's leg takes on a life of its own

If Angelina Jolie isn't careful, her right leg is going to snatch the next star role right out from under her.

It's not that the pose the actress struck at the Oscars was unusual - a number of stars have purposefully displayed a scintillating bit of skin through the slit of a gown (with exhibit A being Jennifer Aniston, the ex-wife of Jolie's partner, Brad Pitt.)

But Jolie's dedication to putting her right leg front and center has sparked a meme that popular culture just can't kick.

First there was actor and "Descendants" screenwriter Jim Rash's exaggerated pose during the Oscars ceremony (which he's said wasn't done to mock the celeb), and then the "Jolie" made its way to daytime TV (with a detour at the Statue of Liberty).

The co-hosts of CBS' "The Talk" put their best legs forward in their own black gowns, while "Live!'s" Kelly Ripa, with help from Lucy Liu, proved that one doesn't even need to wear black to pull it off.

Hopefully, the rumors that Jolie was "steamed" about the reaction aren't true. After all, imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.


Filed under: Angelina Jolie • Celebrities

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  2. simona

    I am undecided if this looks more like a yoga Warrior pose, a tai chi Horse stance or a prelude to a soft p0rn movie.

    March 5, 2012 at 10:46 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Booo

    Can jolie ever be mentioned without Jen? So sick of it. Get over it people. I'm sure the women have and If they haven't, they are destined for a sad life. On the leg "mocking," I doubt they were being mean-spirited as the word "mock" suggests. Furthermore, isn't imitation the highest form of flattery?

    March 1, 2012 at 5:58 am | Report abuse |
  4. asha

    LOLOL hilarious...

    March 1, 2012 at 12:47 am | Report abuse |
  5. Saltio

    Oops and I thought it was a prosthesis!

    February 29, 2012 at 4:53 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Ben

    I'm just wondering if the leg thing was a dig at Jennifer Aniston. If you look at the link, they were almost wearing an identical dress, with that same slit. I must say, though, Jennifer has the better looking legs.

    February 29, 2012 at 4:48 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Mac58

    Anything Jolie, I loved her in " Gia ".

    February 29, 2012 at 4:34 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Eileen

    The only "goodwill" AJ spreads is her legs.............

    February 29, 2012 at 4:33 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Tyler

    If I had the chance, I would hump that leg like the dog I am.

    February 29, 2012 at 4:06 pm | Report abuse |
  10. mikrik13

    Boney woman are NOT hot.

    February 29, 2012 at 2:34 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Joe

    I'm going to celebrate my love for Angelina by popping in Gia on Blu-Ray and masturbating furiously to the naughty bits...

    February 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm | Report abuse |
  12. jr.james

    Aiesha and Julie are hot as hell!Angelina looks nasty.

    February 29, 2012 at 1:13 pm | Report abuse |
  13. anonymous

    Why are people still giving this bimbette attention over her chicken leg? Sheesh, Aisha Tyler and Lucy Liu have nicer gams than hers.

    February 29, 2012 at 12:55 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Lyd

    She did look ridiculous and I'm a fan of hers.

    February 29, 2012 at 12:34 pm | Report abuse |
  15. LoJenk

    [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Penm9hnsTr8&w=640&h=390]

    February 29, 2012 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  16. Thank god

    Thankfully that's all we got a peep at! She's is so fugly now, what happened?

    February 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm | Report abuse |
  17. Louisa

    Who would have thought that a skinny leg and a peep toe heel would cause that much fuss?

    February 29, 2012 at 11:53 am | Report abuse |

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