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Angelina Jolie's right leg gets Twitter spoof account

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A spoof Twitter account for Angelina Jolie's right leg has attracted over 11,000 followers.

The actress - accompanied by Brad Pitt - wore a black velvet Atelier Versace dress at the Oscars last night, attracting attention for her revealing pose.

Bard Pitt, Angelina Jolie, Oscars 2012

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Angelina Jolie at the 84th Annual Academy Awards

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Angelina Jolie at the 84th Annual Academy Awards

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After receiving the 'Best Adapted Screenplay' award for The Descendants, scribe Jim Rash mimicked Jolie's on-stage stance. Joking backstage, Rash said: "I had just seen her pose and thought it was bold and fun. And you know what? We have exactly the same legs! Really, it was a loving tribute and nothing but."

Various messages on the spoof include: "Check out this leg over here!" "Still here. Great view, but thank god for the slit in this dress", and "You have to admit I'm one hell of a leg".

Angelina Jolie at the 84th Annual Academy Awards

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Alexander Payne, Nat Faxon and Jim Rash accept the Oscar for best adapted screenplay for '“The Descendants'” during the 84th Academy Awards

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Revealing the Twitter buzz behind her appearance, The Academy commented: "Angelina Jolie's appearance got a LOT of people talking - 3,399 tweets per minute about her in fact."

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> Oscars 2012: Jean Dujardin wins 'Best Actor' for 'The Artist'
> Oscars: Billy Crystal remembers Gil Cates in 'In Memoriam' segment
> Oscars: 'The Artist's Michel Hazanavicius win 'Best Director' gong
> Oscars 2012: Bret McKenzie triumphs in 'Best Original Song' category
> Christopher Plummer wins 'Best Supporting Actor' Oscar for 'Beginners'

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