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I never thought about it before, but there are introductions and monologues that the celebrities need to say when they go out to present an award. We all know most of them wouldn't be able to come up with those clever lines on their own. But I really hope the writer's get what they are asking for soon, because they deserve a good chunk of the money pie and I deserve to watch the Oscars! Good luck writers!