Sigourney Weaver Says Nicole Kidman and Zoe Saldana Helped Her With Oscars Dress: ‘Such a Sisterly Moment’

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Sigourney Weaver was preparing to walk onstage at this year's Academy and present the award for Editing when she noticed a problem.

“I ran my hands down her beautiful gold dress, and I felt this huge ridge around my hips,” weaver told People, “And when I went to the toilet, I realized that the lining of my beautiful dress was stuck there.”

Sigourney Weaver at the 95th Annual Academy Awards

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thank you, a Guardian the angel was present Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 star zoe saldanawho worked with nearby Nicole Kidman to quickly fix Waver's wardrobe malfunction.

“I turned to Nicole, who I don't really know at all, and Zoe, and my friend Katie, and I said, ‘Girls, I need help. The lining is stuck,'” Weaver recalled. “And without a word, they dropped to the ground and reached inside my dress and ripped this lining down just in time for me to walk on stage. It was such a sisterly moment, I'll never forget it.”

Weaver herself has garnered three Oscar nominations over the years, in which her turn aliensgorilla in the mistAnd working Girl (the latter two in the same year). his latest film director is Paul Schrader‘S master gardenerWhich hits the theaters on 16 May.

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