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Celebrity photos of the week: Gaga and M.I.A. and Mulroney, oh my

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Are you in with the ‘in’ crowd? If so, you were probably at the inaugural YouTube Music Awards. The event was hosted by comedian Reggie Watts and actor Jason Schwartzman, who established the casual tone by wearing the same clothes they wore to play paintball earlier in the day. You crazy hipsters!

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On the upside, Schwartzman received a cool Commodore 64 gaming system for helming the event

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One of the big names at the YouTube event was the rap artist known as Macklemore, who proved that he wasn’t just fooling around when he penned the lyrics for ‘Thrift Shop’

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Also in attendance was a rapper named Chip Chocolate, apparently famous from a viral YouTube video for a song titled ‘Cookie Dance’ and wearing the requisite rapper-guy grill. Kids, don’t forget to floss

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And then there was M.I.A., inexplicably wearing a throw that was a throw on her futon until a few hours before the show. Ah well, at least she wasn’t throwing around the middle finger again

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Oh, M.I.A., you’re just incorrigible

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But clearly the biggest name at the YouTube event was the pop priestess Lady Gaga, who wore space boots, no pants and big weird fake teeth to remind us that she’s still pushing the envelope

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Oh, Gaga, don’t ever change

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Canadian actor Michael Cera had papers that evening to deliver so he had to leave the YouTube awards show early

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Meanwhile, Jaime Alexander wore an outfit that defied both gravity and good taste to the premiere of ‘Thor: The Dark World’ in Los Angeles

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‘Thor: The Dark World’ director Alan Taylor spotted Alexander on the red carpet and proved yet again that movie directors aren’t the most subtle people in the world

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Here’s actor Tom Hiddleston, who plays Loki in the ‘Thor’ movie franchise, posing with Clark Gregg, who played Agent Coulson in ‘The Avengers’ movie, in which he died but was somehow resurrected to star in the TV series Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. No rules in the comic-book kingdom, you know

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Here’s the rakish Aussie actor Chris Hemsworth (right) who plays ‘Thor’ poses with his actor brother Liam Hemsworth, who very nearly married Miley Cyrus. Their mutual relief is palatable

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And here we have Oscar-winner Anthony Hopkins, who portrays Thor’s dad Odin in ‘Thor: The Dark World,” posing with former Marvel kingpin Stan Lee, 90 years old but still cashing in on comic book characters he created 50 years ago. Excelsior!

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Over in Beverly Hills, Rob Lowe showed up at the premiere of the documentary ‘Killing Kennedy,’ still displaying the youthful appearance he had in ‘St. Elmo’s Fire.’ Dude’s nearly 50 years old!

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Here, actor Bill Paxton poses with Rob Lowe at the ‘Killing Kennedy’ event and immediately ages two decades

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And in this shot, actor Will Rothhaar, who plays JFK in ‘Killing Kennedy’ receives a similar lesson by posing with actress Ava Bogle. Never stand next to an actress wearing heels on the red carpet, little fella

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In other news, Kris Kristofferson showed up to sing ‘Me and Bobby McGee’ at the ceremony giving a Hollywood star to the late Janis Joplin in Los Angeles. For a good ol’ boy who just turned 77, he’s looking well-preserved

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Toward the cause of improving Canada-U.S. relations, Mr. Kristofferson agreed to sign the Janis Joplin midriff tattoo of a man from Regina. Now that’s an accommodating celebrity

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In New York, a gaggle of semi-famous people turned out for the 17th Annual Ace Awards, which have something to do with fashion. Here, Nicky Hilton makes like a fashion designer even though she’s more famous as Paris Hilton’s younger sister

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Also at the ACE Awards was actress/model/wrestler Stacy Keibler, best known for recently dating George Clooney and clearly on the market for a new boyfriend judging by this outfit

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And then there was Joan Collins, still working the sex-kitten angle at 80. Be afraid. Be very afraid

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In Toronto, the eponymous TV host Ben Mulroney was learning how to exhibit Nigerian Dwarf Goats at the 91st Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. The green jeans were a nice rustic touch

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Mr. Mulroney was joined at the Winter Fair by celebrity chef Bob Blumer, who pointed out that Nigerian Dwarf Goats may be tiny and adorable but they’re ‘pretty good eats’ when prepared properly

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