02/27/2012 05:40 pm ET | Updated Mar 02, 2012

Celebs Posing Awkwardly: Angelina Jolie, Lea Michele, Kristen Stewart And More (PHOTOS)

When Angelina Jolie struck a dramatic pose at the Academy Awards, thrusting her right leg through the slit in her Atelier Versace gown, her curiously positioned gam stole the show. Jolie's awkward form inspired chuckles on the red carpet, jokes during the ceremony and even caused a Twitter sensation.

But Jolie certainly isn't the first to assume an odd pose at a high-profile event. Whether attempting a come-hither posture or simply caught looking stiff, the following celebs have busted out some humorously uncomfortable poses of their own.