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Angelina Jolie Criticized for Frail Appearance at 2012 Oscars

USMagazine, Monday, February 27, 2012, 5:21am (PST)

Angelina Jolie put her best foot forward -- literally! -- at Sunday's 84th Annual Academy Awards in L.A.

Wearing a custom Atelier Versace gown that featured a thigh-high slit, the 36-year-old actress oozed confidence on the red carpet. "I wanted to be comfortable and I feel sexy in black velvet," Jolie told Us Weekly.

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While presenting the awards for Best Original Screenplay and Best Adapted Screenplay, the In the Land of Blood and Honey director struck a sultry pose onstage, which The Descendants screenwriter Jim Rash publicly mocked after his big win.

VIDEO: Watch Jim Rash make fun of Angelina Jolie at the Oscars

Jolie's over-the-top posing wasn't the only thing that stood out at the star-studded ceremony: her increasingly thin appearance became a topic of concern on Twitter. According to The Academy, Jolie's bondy body ignited 3,399 tweets per minute.

"Dear Angelina Jolie. . .eat something," wrote singer-songwriter Bonnie McKee.

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Echoed Real Housewives of Atlanta star Pheadra Parks: "Angelina Jolie is beautiful but she needs a lil' more meat on those bones!" The Bravo star also suggested that the mother-six eat "some biscuits and Popeyes chicken."

Tell Us: Are you concerned about Angelina Jolie's shrinking figure?

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