The best pictures from the Oscars are the ones you DIDN'T see on the red carpet

Real talk: the 2017 Oscars were filled with plenty of wild, jaw-dropping moments that we’ll be talking about for years to come. But some of the most fun moments are the ones we didn’t see — these backstage and behind-the-scenes Oscars moments made for pure social media gold.

Thankfully, celebrities are great about sharing their backstage moments, from Jim Parsons forgetting his ID at home and nearly missing the show to Heidi Klum’s incredible time-lapse video of her pre-show glam routine, we love that celebs give us a glimpse at what happens when cameras aren’t rolling. Check out some of the best celebrity social media snaps from Hollywood’s biggest event of the year.

Sofia Vergara took home an adorable mini-Oscar.

I stole one🤣#oscars2017 #vanityfair

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Host Jimmy Kimmel got some encouragement from a very important little lady.

👊 #Oscars

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Jessica Biel got in some cardio before enjoying after-party pizza.

Sweating for the red carpet starts early because the need for after party pizza is REAL. #Oscars

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And then posed with her glam squad.

#oscarsglamsquad aka my magicians @karayoshimotobua @hairbyadir

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Justin Timberlake gave his wife a little assistance after the show.

Post Oscars. Pre party. Baby daddy duty.

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Naomie Harris took a well-deserved moment of relaxation.

Keith Urban took a selfie with his stunning wife, Nicole Kidman, on the red carpet.


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Winner Viola Davis was showered with love by her adorable family.

My family. Thank you everyone for your love and support!

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She also got a hug from Charlize Theron after her win.

@charlizeafrica congratulates @violadavis backstage at the #oscars

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Brie Larson shared the sweetest BFF moment with Emma Stone.

You know what's better than winning? Watching your friends win. @theacademy

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Seriously, we are shedding tears of happiness for these two.

Brie Larson congratulates best actress winner Emma Stone backstage at the #oscars

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Dwayne Johnson multitasked while on daddy duty, and we’re impressed.

Kelly Ripa proved that it does take a village.

The village is back in town. Check out my story for more. #Oscars @kristoferbuckle @ryantrygstadhair

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Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann posed with old pals.

Leslie and Seth!!

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Octavia Spencer chilled out with a hot cup of coffee.

#ad @DunkinDonuts #today I'm almost #redcarpetready but first a bit of happy time in a quiet corner with my cup of joe!!!

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Heidi Klum showed us the whole glam process.

Oscars Glam from start to finish! @lindahaymakeup @wendyiles_hair #Oscars #Glam ✨✨✨

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Sting took a minute to rehearse for his performance.

A backstage look at @theofficialsting as he prepares for his upcoming #Oscars performance.

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Jim Parsons had a few hilarious mishaps before the main event.

His dogs were, unfortunately, of no help.

Why didn't I teach them how to work a lock on a door??? #oscarsupdate2017 #lockedout #soclosebutsofar #hiddenfigures

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Emma Roberts “posed” with her Aunt Julia.

Lea Michele took a very sexy photo in bed.

Bed series// Oscars

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Lily Collins swiped on a gorgeous berry lip color.

Feeling Berry Noir for tonight's @VanityFair Oscar party...

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Adriana Lima found a way to keep the peace between host Jimmy Kimmel and Matt Damon.

💫Peacemaker Angel... Can't we all just get along? ☺️ @jimmykimmel #mattdamon #oscars #vanityfair

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Busy Philipps took an amazing bathroom selfie with her bestie Michelle Williams.

Obligatory bathroom selfie.

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And then Salma Hayek photobombed them…LOL.

World's greatest/most beautiful photo bomber.

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Shout out to these celebs for sharing these awesome, hilarious, behind-the-scenes photos from their unbelievable evening at the Oscars.

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