George Clooney's Grumpy Oscar Faces, Explained

05/09/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011
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By George! Mr. Clooney shocked many an Oscar viewer Sunday night when he was seemingly unamused by hosts Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin's repeated digs at him. But a source close to the "Up in the Air" actor tells us that he was playing along, too.

"It was something George and Alec agreed upon," says the insider, adding that when the cameras weren't on Clooney, he and the "30 Rock" actor were making faces at each other. "It was a 'follow-my-lead' sort of thing.

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