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Oscars 2021: Emerald Fennell shows off baby bump in billowing gown as she walks the pink carpet

Emerald Fennell debuted her baby bump as she walked the red carpet for the 93rd Academy Awards at Union Station in Los Angeles on Sunday.

The actress, 35, looked radiant in a green and pink billowing gown and £785 trainers by Gucci at the socially-distanced Oscars ceremony, which saw her bag the Best Original Screenplay award for Promising Young Woman before tucking into popcorn.

Emerald is expecting her second child with partner Chris Vernon, which comes after she directed her acclaimed film while she was seven months pregnant with her first child, and gave birth just weeks after production wrapped in 2019.

Expecting: Emerald Fennell debuted her baby bump as she scooped the Best Original Screenplay gong for the 93rd Academy Awards at Union Station in Los Angeles on Sunday

The Crown star looked the picture of elegance in the summery, ruffled number as she gently cradled her bump while posing for snaps. 

Allowing her flowing gown to do the talking, Emerald swept her blonde locks into a simple sleek style, while she highlighted her features with a sweep of dewy make-up including bold purple eyeshadow.

The mum-to-be accessorised her look with a purple tourmaline and 2.61ct diamond pave ring, along with 18ct white gold chrysanthemum drop earrings and a 29.99ct Morganite set by her designer dad Theo’s brand.

Winner! The actress, 35, looked radiant in a green and pink billowing Gucci gown as she attended the socially-distanced Oscars ceremony

Snacking: The champ was later seen enjoying a tub of hot tub as she filmed a humorous video for the Academy's official Instagram page in their Movie Palace

Winner! The actress, 35, looked radiant in a green and pink gown and £785 trainers by Gucci as she attended the socially-distanced Oscars ceremony and tucked into popcorn

Winner! The thespian bagged the Best Original Screenplay award for Promising Young Woman

Winner! The thespian bagged the Best Original Screenplay award for Promising Young Woman

Peckish? The beauty appeared to be having a grand time as she munched on the cinema snack

Tasty! The director appeared in great spirits as she enjoyed the treat

Peckish? The beauty appeared to be having a grand time as she munched on the cinema snack

Mine! The TV and film star had her arms full of popcorn in the funny skit on the Academy's Instagram

Mine! The TV and film star had her arms full of popcorn in the funny skit on the Academy’s Instagram

Off she goes: The film executive loved the popcorn so much that she grabbed two tubs and left

Off she goes: The film executive loved the popcorn so much that she grabbed two tubs and left

Fun times: Emerald happily ate popcorn and giggled away ahead of the ceremony

Full of laughter: Emerald happily ate popcorn and giggled away ahead of the ceremony

Fun times: Emerald happily ate popcorn and giggled away ahead of the ceremony

Surprising: Emerald recently revealed she was heavily pregnant while directing her critically acclaimed film Promising Young Women (pictured with Carey Mulligan, left)

Surprising: Emerald recently revealed she was heavily pregnant while directing her critically acclaimed film Promising Young Women (pictured with Carey Mulligan, left)

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Emerald later picked up the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay, becoming the first woman to in the award in 13 years.

She didn’t prepare a speech for the win, and apologised for the ceremony’s director Stephen Soderberg for not being prepared.

In great spirits: Emerald's sister Coco and mother Louise posed in a top by her fashion designer sibling's range while supporting the actress

In great spirits: Emerald’s sister Coco and mother Louise posed in a top by her fashion designer sibling’s range while supporting the actress

Important symbol: Coco's T-shirt was also worn by Carey in the much-talked-about film

Seen this before! Carey pictured with the signature item of clothing

Important symbol: Coco’s T-shirt was also worn by Carey (R) in the much-talked-about film

She said: ‘They said write a speech and I didn’t because I didn’t think this would happen, I’m going to be in trouble with Stephen Soderbergh, I’m so sorry…

‘The only speech I ever wrote was when I was 10 – it mainly thanks Morris from ‘Saved by the Bell’. Unfortunately he hasn’t been as much of my life as I’d hoped.

‘I’m trying very hard not to cry, which is very difficult because as an English person, we don’t cry ever.’

Baby joy: Emerald is expecting her second child with partner Chris Vernon, which comes after she directed her acclaimed film while she was seven months pregnant with her first child

Baby joy: Emerald is expecting her second child with partner Chris Vernon, which comes after she directed her acclaimed film while she was seven months pregnant with her first child

Radiant: The Crown star looked the picture of elegance in the summery, ruffled number as she gently cradled her bump while posing for snaps

Lovely: Allowing her flowing gown to do the talking, Emerald swept her blonde locks into a simple sleek style, while she highlighted her features with a sweep of dewy make-up including bold purple eyeshadow

Radiant: The Crown star looked the picture of elegance in the summery, ruffled number as she gently cradled her bump while posing for snaps

Details: The mum-to-be accessorised her look with a purple tourmaline and 2.61ct diamond pave ring and white gold chrysanthemum drop earrings by her designer dad Theo's brand

Details: The mum-to-be accessorised her look with a purple tourmaline and 2.61ct diamond pave ring and white gold chrysanthemum drop earrings by her designer dad Theo’s brand

Glowing: Emerald looked lovely in her flowing gown as she attended the bash amid her film's numerous nominations

Glowing: Emerald looked lovely in her flowing gown as she attended the bash amid her film’s numerous nominations

The film star went on to thank her loved ones, while adding she was ‘mortified’ to be singled out for recognition.

She went on: ‘I have so many people to thank, I feel mortified that I’m here when it’s not just my job at all.

‘I want to thank Carey Mulligan for being not only the most talented person in the world but also the kindest and funniest, the producers for never giving up, the cast and the crew, the greatest in the world, they just made me look good and I’m so grateful.’

Becoming emotional, she concluded: ‘Finally, my family, mum, dad, Coco, my husband, Chris… Come on. Our son who did not arrive until a couple of weeks after shooting, thank God, I crossed my legs all the way through. Thank God.

‘Stephen – I hope that was alright.’

I've won! Emerald beamed with joy as she accepted her award for Best Original Screenplay

I’ve won! Emerald beamed with joy as she accepted her award for Best Original Screenplay

Glamorous gals: Emerald was presented the award by Regina King, who also looked incredible on the night

Glamorous gals: Emerald was presented the award by Regina King, who also looked incredible on the night 

Uh oh: She didn't prepare a speech for the win, and apologised for the ceremony's director Stephen Soderberg for not being prepared

Uh oh: She didn’t prepare a speech for the win, and apologised for the ceremony’s director Stephen Soderberg for not being prepared

Unexpected: She said: 'They said write a speech and I didn’t because I didn’t think this would happen, I’m going to be in trouble with Stephen Soderbergh, I’m so sorry...'

Anecdote:  'The only speech I ever wrote was when I was 10 - it mainly thanks Morris from 'Saved by the Bell'. Unfortunately he hasn’t been as much of my life as I’d hoped'

Unexpected: She said: ‘They said write a speech and I didn’t because I didn’t think this would happen, I’m going to be in trouble with Stephen Soderbergh, I’m so sorry…’

Meanwhile, the nominee was earlier seen enjoying a tub of hot tub as she filmed a humorous video for the Academy’s official Instagram page in their Movie Palace.

The beauty appeared to be having a grand time as she munched on the cinema snack, before making off with two helpings.  

Emerald welcomed her first child with director partner Chris in 2019, with the tot’s arrival first revealed when she was pictured out and about with the newborn. 

The Call The Midwife star had just wrapped filming on Promising Young Woman at the time, and revealed last month she was heavily pregnant during much of the film’s production, and gave birth three weeks after filming wrapped. 

She told People: ‘I was so pregnant and I think that really helped because in general, I care deeply, pathetically what people think about me. 

Victorious! Emerald beamed with pride as she posed backstage with her award after picking up the Oscar

Radiant: She looked in great spirits

Victorious! Emerald beamed with pride as she posed backstage with her award after picking up the Oscar 

Beaming: She couldn't keep the smile off her face as she toted the award

Beaming: She couldn’t keep the smile off her face as she toted the award

Dreams come true: Emerald was a picture of happiness as she posed with her award

Dreams come true: Emerald was a picture of happiness as she posed with her award 

Peekaboo! Emerald looked animated as she strutted around backstage with her Oscar

Peekaboo! Emerald looked animated as she strutted around backstage with her Oscar 

‘I just chose the worst possible career in every way for that personality trait. The idea of people not liking me and thinking I’m difficult, all those things, is just dreadful to me.’ 

She went on: ‘But luckily, when you’re carting around a massive baby and you’re about to give birth, you don’t have the time to be anxious. I was like a literal ticking time bomb, which I think gave me this weird power for myself.’ 

Promising Young Woman is a revenge thriller that follows the story of Carey Mulligan’s character Cassie, a barista who feels unfulfilled in her life.

The film has so far had huge success this awards season, bagging two gongs at the WGA awards and a further two at this month’s BAFTA Film Awards.

New arrival: The actress is set to welcome a newborn with partner Chris (pictured in 2018)

New arrival: The actress is set to welcome a newborn with partner Chris (pictured in 2018)

First-time director Emerald became the first British woman to be nominated for Best Director with her film, Promising Young Woman, last month.

While the film landed five Academy Award nods; Best Picture, Best Film Editing, Best Director, as well as Best Original Screenplay and Best Actress for Mulligan, 35.

This year, the Oscars will adapt to the demands of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic for a socially distanced show that attempts to follow safety recommendations while steering clear of the virtual format other award shows have adopted. 

To underscore the changes due to the pandemic, there will be no host, no audience, nor face masks for nominees attending the ceremony at Los Angeles’ Union Station -this year’s hub for a show usually broadcast from the Dolby Theatre.

Though attendees will have to mask up when not on stage. And there will be COVID-19 testing as well as temperature checks.

And guests – Brad Pitt, Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon and Zendaya have been secured – are not able to bring guests.

There will only be about 170 attendees in all, which is far less than the 3,000 that normally attended the Oscars pre pandemic. 

Praised: The film stars Carey has landed five Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Director

Praised: The film stars Carey has landed five Oscar nominations including Best Picture, Best Actress and Best Director

In contrast with the largely virtual Golden Globes, Zoom boxes have been closed out — though numerous international hubs and satellite feeds will connect nominees unable to travel.

In order to cut down on risks, attendees have been asked to skip going to crowded places like gyms or restaurants for the 10 days prior to the ceremony. 

The show appears to be trying to downplay the use of masks, as presenters won’t wear them when on camera, but they will be required to have them on during commercial breaks. 

93RD ACADEMY AWARDS WINNERS

Best Picture

The Father

Judas and the Black Messiah

Mank

Minari

Nomadland – WINNER

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal

The Trial of the Chicago 7

Golden: Frances McDormand, Chloe Zhao, Mollye Asher and Dan Janvey (seen left to right) as Nomadland won Best Picture

Golden: Frances McDormand, Chloe Zhao, Mollye Asher and Dan Janvey (seen left to right) as Nomadland won Best Picture

Best Actress in a Leading Role

Viola Davis – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Andra Day – The United States vs Billie Holiday

Vanessa Kirby – Pieces of a Woman

Frances McDormand – Nomadland – WINNER

Carey Mulligan – Promising Young Woman

 

Best Actress in a Supporting Role

Maria Bakalova – Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

Glenn Close – Hillbilly Elegy

Olivia Colman – The Father

Amanda Seyfried – Mank

Youn Yuh-jung – Minari – WINNER

Sweet: Youn Yuh-jung won Best Supporting Actress for Minari

Sweet: Youn Yuh-jung won Best Supporting Actress for Minari

Best Music (Original Score)

Da 5 Bloods

Mank

Minari

News of the World

Soul – WINNER

 

Best Animated Short Film

Burrow

Genius Loci

If Anything Happens I Love You – WINNER

Opera

Yes-People

 

Best Live Action Short Film

Feeling Through

The Letter Room

The Present

Two Distant Strangers – WINNER

White Eye

 

Best International Feature Film

Another Round – WINNER

Better Days

Collective

The Man Who Sold His Skin

Quo Vadis, Aida?

Talented: Thomas Vinterberg accepted Best International Film for Another Round

Talented: Thomas Vinterberg accepted Best International Film for Another Round

Best Sound

Greyhound

Mank

News of the World

Soul

Sound of Metal  – WINNER

 

Best Cinematography

Judas and the Black Messiah

Mank – WINNER

News of the World

Nomadland

The Trial of the Chicago 7  

 

Best Music (Original Song)

H.E.R. – Fight for You – Judas and the Black Messiah – WINNER

Hear My Voice – The Trial of the Chicago 7

Husavik – Eurovision Song Contest

Io Si (Seen) – The Life Ahead

Speak Now – One Night in Miami…

H.E.R.  won Best Original Song for Judas and the Black Messiah's  Fight for You

 H.E.R.  won Best Original Song for Judas and the Black Messiah’s  Fight for You

 Best Director  

Thomas Vinterberg – Another Round

David Fincher – Mank

Lee Isaac Chung – Minari

Chloé Zhao – Nomadland – WINNER

Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman

Trailblazer: Chloe Zhao is the first woman of color to win Best Director

Trailblazer: Chloe Zhao is the first woman of color to win Best Director 

Best Actor in a Leading Role

Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal 

Anthony Hopkins – The Father – WINNER

Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom 

Gary Oldman – Mank

Steven Yeun – Minari 

 

Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Sacha Baron Cohen – The Trial of the Chicago 7

Daniel Kaluuya – Judas and the Black Messiah – WINNER

Leslie Odom, Jr. – One Night in Miami…

Paul Raci – Sound of Metal

Lakeith Stanfield – Judas and the Black Messiah

 

Best Animated Feature Film

Onward

Over the Moon

A Shaun the Sheep Movie: Farmageddon

Soul – WINNER

Wolfwalkers

Dynamic: Dana Murray (L) and Pete Docter won Best Animated Feature for Soul

Dynamic: Dana Murray (L) and Pete Docter won Best Animated Feature for Soul

Best Costume Design

Emma

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – WINNER

Mank

Mulan

Pinnochio

 

Best Writing (Adapted Screenplay)

Borat Subsequent Moviefilm

The Father – WINNER

Nomadland

One Night in Miami…

The White Tiger

 

Best Writing (Original Screenplay)

Emerald Fennell – Promising Young Woman – WINNER

Shaka King and Will Berson – Judas and the Black Messiah

Lee Isaac Chung – Minari

Darius Marder and Abraham Marder – Sound of Metal

 Aaron Sorkin – The Trial of the Chicago 7

Blooming lovely: Emerald Fennell won Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman

Blooming lovely: Emerald Fennell won Best Original Screenplay for Promising Young Woman

Best Documentary Feature

Collective

Crip Camp

The Mole Agent

My Octopus Teacher – WINNER

Time

 

Best Documentary Short Subject

Colette – WINNER

A Concerto Is a Conversation

Do Not Split

Hunger Ward

A Love Song for Latasha

 

Best Film Editing

The Father

Nomadland

Promising Young Woman

Sound of Metal – WINNER

The Trial of the Chicago 7

 

Best Production Design

The Father

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Mank – WINNER

News of the World

Tenet

 

Best Visual Effects

Love and Monsters

The Midnight Sky

Mulan

The One and Only Ivan

Tenet – WINNER

 

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

Emma

Hillbilly Elegy

Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom – WINNER

Mank

Pinocchio

 

 

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