On Wednesday Hugh Jackman Betting On Daniel Day-Lewis For Oscar Win was a top story. Here is the recap: (Extra) "Extra's" Renee Bargh caught up with some of the 2013 Academy Award nominees who gathered for the annual luncheon in their honor.
Best Actor nominee Hugh Jackman joked he's betting on Daniel Day-Lewis to take home the Oscar. "I've got a lot of money on Daniel, so... he better win because seriously for my kids' college, it's important."
Nominee Denzel Washington telling Renee he is attending the awards show by himself, "I think I'm going by myself. Yeah, my wife is doing a play in Atlanta. My daughter that I took to the Golden Globes. She's back in school."
Bradley Cooper, nominated for Best Actor for his turn in "Silver Linings Playbook," reminisced with Bargh on his days before becoming a movie star. "It's crazy! I mean I took Leonardo DiCaprio up to his hotel room when I was a doorman at the Morgan Hotel. I have so many memories of things like that," said Cooper. "I remember the first job I ever did was "Changing Lanes" with Ben Affleck, and I was cut out of the movie, but I still remember him and how friendly he was. You know, my life has been pretty crazy in terms of those things and getting to know those people." - more on this story