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February 24, 2008
Red Carpet Watch: Let's get started!

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Associated Press

The red carpet looks dry, but shaggy, in Hollywood as Ryan Seacrest, co-host of E!'s pre-Oscars broadcast, told viewers from the get-go: "Put on your jewelry and your Spanx."

(Not sure what it is that Ryan is wearing, by the way. Odd suit with goofy brown stripes. I like his "American Idol" attire much better.)

But, I digress.

The tarps are up (pictured), as the weather forecast in SoCal calls for a line of showers - and some winds (15-20 mph) - with the temperature at 59 degrees as the show starts. The tents will probably hold up. Not so sure about the up-dos.

E! co-host Giuliana Rancic caught up with Oscar show host Jon Stewart, who says he'll be wearing Giorgio Armani for the telecast.

Let's get real. The first arrivals are going to include people I really don't care about. But, guess what? We hear a lot of TV stars will be serving as presenters tonight. Don't tell me George Clooney won't be here!!

Stay tuned; I know I'll keep watching.


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