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    >>> and more of "today at the golden globes ." neither of us have really slept.

    >> not really.

    >> but well worth it. you had a great time checking out some of the after parties.

    >> i turned into a party animal . it was fun to hang out with the hollywood heavyweights after hours.

    >> once the last globe is handed out the stars start partying. were you drinking heavily during the program?

    >> i was not. but fortunately my duties were over before the show.

    >> oh, my gosh. i'm getting so old.

    >> it's been a really fun party all night long.

    >> this is just a continuation?

    >> yes.

    >> since "the blind side" how has life changed?

    >> well, i -- oh, him.

    >> you played his little brother .

    >> thank you, sir.

    >> let's see.

    >> oh, this?

    >> this.

    >> not bad, huh?

    >> this one is mine.

    >> i know. i have four already.

    >> i'm compensating.

    >> nobody else has been allowed the "instyle" party except the "today" show.

    >> making our way through the beverly hilton , we never knew who we were going to run into.

    >> congratulations!

    >> thank you.

    >> when you were making this movie did you have any idea it was going to have this kind of impact?

    >> you never know when you're working. you just try to do each day. you never know what's going to happen in the end, but we are very grateful. thank you.

    >> you have to be proud of her.

    >> i'm very proud. i'm always surprised because every time she get it is bas the ball in the basket.

    >> thank you, honey.

    >> it's uncomfortable to say it in front of her. you can't go by me. i have only been married to her for 20 years.

    >> also here, the winestein relativity party where the stars are partying under the stars.

    >> somehow it makes people really impressed by you. i'm going to carry it around all the time. oh, did you see my golden globe ?

    >> it gives you impetus to stick around. people like to talk to you.

    >> they like to see your globes and everything.

    >> they want to touch your globe.

    >> i like this.

    >> it's very me. very bling-bling.

    >> since we were at the beverly hilton it seemed appropriate we'd run into a hilton .

    >> what's it like to come to a party, the golden globes at a hotel with your name on it?

    >> i feel very proud of what my grandfather has created. it's incredible. i love being a hilton .

    >> this is all new to me. i have never been to the golden globes before.

    >> never?

    >> no.

    >> was it everything you thought it would be?

    >> it was pretty exciting. i'm just glad -- about 1,000 people have stepped on my train tonight.

    >> even at the after parties, my jacket still is a hot topic.

    >> i just like to keep feeling your jacket.

    >> do you like it?

    >> very nice.

    >> i have to say the velour --

    >> you like it?

    >> the velour jacket. are there underpants that go with it?

    >> i am wearing them right now.

    >> i don't know about you, but i'm feeling slightly aroused by the idea of al in velour underpants.

    >> i want to clarify, they are not underwear. they're spanx.

    >> manx.

    >> exactly.

    >> you did say a little while ago that guy is handsome.

    >> he is a handsome man.

    >> a hunk of a man. best line.

    >> i know. i already have two golden globes .

    >> she nailed it. you had

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Relativity Media CEO Ryan Kavanaugh, Eva Longoria, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Michael Douglas attend Relativity Media and The Weinstein Company's 2011 Golden Globe Awards After Party at The Beverly Hilton hotel on Sunday.
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The kids of "Glee" and "The Social Network" weren't just all right after the Golden Globe Awards, they were downright giddy at several post parties, making a scene singing, dancing and celebrating their wins during one of Hollywood's most booze-and-boogie-filled nights.

Stars spilled into multiple soirees spread around the Beverly Hilton Hotel after Sunday's awards ceremony, indulging in champagne, upscale comfort food and mutual back-patting into the wee hours.

Just before midnight, half of the young cast of "Glee" huddled together, strutted their moves and belted along to Journey's "Don't Stop Believin,'" blasted by a DJ at the Warner Bros. bash with In Style magazine at the hotel's Oasis courtyard. The hit musical Fox show won the trophy for television's best comedy or musical for its second year in a row.

Twenty-year-old Chris Colfer, who snagged a supporting actor award for his role as a gay teen on the show, clutched his trophy in one hand and swayed to the tune, which "Glee" made more famous covering.

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"Chris winning this year was like us winning last year. It was a shock. We all cried," gushed castmate Kevin McHale, 22. "We all really are best friends in real life."

Towering over other revelers, 24-year-old actor Armie Hammer of "The Social Network" also shimmied to the music, and toasted the film about Facebook's founding, the night's big winner with trophies for best drama, best direction, best script and best score.

Standing in a smoking area outside the party's large black tent — shimmery metal orbs were suspended from the ceiling as chandeliers — Hammer mused about his being a first-timer to the Globes, where guests schmooze both during and after the ceremony.

"It levels the playing field. It's like, there's Darren Aronofsky, and I say, 'I love your work!' And he's like, 'I love the Social Network!'" said Hammer, laughing, about meeting "The Black Swan" director. As for when he would end his long night, Hammer joked, "I'm a nonstop party."

Other guests included Heidi Klum, Seal, Ryan Phillippe and Hayden Panettiere.

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At the annual roof party hosted by NBC, Universal Pictures and Focus Features, a mostly industry crowd packed the dance floor while a DJ spun funk and hip-hop, as a live MC rapped. The spread included mini grilled cheese sandwiches, mashed potatoes and mac 'n' cheese.

Earlier in the evening, A-listers flocked to The Weinstein Company's party with Relativity Media, presented by Marie Claire magazine, at the lot adjacent to Bar 210, formerly Trader Vic's. Modest decorations included vases of roses and flickering candles.

As studio head Harvey Weinstein milled around shaking hands with guests, "The King's Speech" best actor winner Colin Firth settled into an outdoor booth in the back with his wife and his co-star Guy Pearce. Co-star Helena Bonham Carter, surrounded by a thick throng of fans, joined later.

Firth, calm and self-deprecatory, with his trophy on the table and a tumbler in hand, accepted compliments, but joked "I don't have many accomplishments" when asked how his win ranked against other pinnacles in his life. Firth said he had to catch a flight home to London on Monday, and didn't know how late his revelry would go.

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Looking fairly worn from the night's festivities, Steve Buscemi plopped into a booth across from Firth with his own best actor trophy for HBO's "Boardwalk Empire."

Co-star Kelly Macdonald flitted from Buscemi to Bonham Carter, smiling about the show's win for best television drama, surrounded by the likes of celebs such as Kyra Sedgwick, Kevin Bacon and Elijah Wood.

"I've been to these parties before, but I feel like I'm one of the cool kids now," said Macdonald.

Case in point, new "American Idol" judge Jennifer Lopez made a splashy exit from the party with her husband Marc Anthony. A pack of bodyguards flanked them as they wound their way up and down hallways and out the door.

Unlike last year, when rain soaked the red carpet, balmy weather made for a lovely, packed HBO bash at the hotel's Circa 55 restaurant, where many stars headed right after the awards ceremony. The party's green, brown and yellow Mod geometric theme extended to the carpet, pillows, table cloths and chairs. Sculptural golden pillars and burning candles on floating round islands decorated the patio's outdoor pool.

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Sean "Diddy" Combs sat and chatted with "The Fighter" nominee Mark Wahlberg, feasting on steaming risotto, kale, grilled veggies, sea bass and beef with tomatoes. Ricky Gervais rested and laughed after his Globe hosting duties at a nearby table, sans jacket. Halle Berry's boyfriend Olivier Martinez rubbed the best actress nominee's shoulders as she finished eating. "Twilight" hunk Rob Pattinson navigated the crowd.

"I'm already tired. I'm going to be exhausted tomorrow," said Claire Danes, who snagged a best actress trophy for the HBO miniseries "Temple Grandin." Wahlberg left the bash early at 9 p.m. to catch a plane to shoot the film "Contraband" in New Orleans.

"I have an 8 a.m. call time," he told The Associated Press, while high-fiving friends.

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At the Fox party on other side of the hotel, best actress winner Natalie Portman smiled and greeted young members of the ABC show "Modern Family," showing off her trophy for "The Black Swan" as well as her baby bump in a high necked, pleated A-line dress by Azzaro, which was looser than her earlier pink gown.

Guests congregated underneath an enormous white tent with sheer ceiling drapings as a DJ spun Lady Gaga and Michael Jackson tunes. A photo booth sponsored by Ultimat Vodka attracted partiers on a patio outside.

Colfer, making an appearance at Fox before heading to the other parties, grinned about where the night would take him.

"When is sunrise? I'm going to party an hour after that," he said.

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  1. Ricky Gervais

    Back for a second year, Ricky Gervais set the tone early for the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards, recognized as much for its revelry as its prizes. "It's going to be a night of partying and heavy drinking," Gervais began his monologue, sipping from a glass of what looked like beer. "Or, as Charlie Sheen calls it, breakfast." (Handout / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Christian Bale

    The actor won the award for best supporting actor in a movie for "The Fighter." (Handout / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Katey Segal

    The star accepts the best actress in a TV drama for "'Sons of Anarchy" onstage during the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 16. (Handout / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Chris Colfer

    The "Glee" star holds up his award for best supporting actor in a TV series for his work on the Fox musical. (Paul Buck / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Steve Buscemi

    The veteran character actor poses with his award for best actor in a TV drama for "Boardwalk Empire" in the press room at the 68th Annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Annette Benning

    The actress accepts her award for best actress in a movie comedy for "The Kids Are All Right." (Ho / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Al Pacino

    The legendary actor holds his award for best actor in a miniseries or TV movie for his work as Dr. Jack Kevorkian for 'You Don't Know Jack' backstage at the Golden Globe Awards. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Jane Lynch

    The "Glee" star accepts the award for best supporting actress in a TV series. (Handout / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. Robert De Niro and Matt Damon

    Presenter Matt Damon, left, strikes a pose with Cecil B. DeMille Award winner Robert De Niro in the press room at the Golden Globe Awards. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Jim Parsons

    The star of "The Big Bang Theory" shows off this award for best actor in a TV comedy in the press room. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
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    The actor poses with his award for best actor in a movie comedy for his role in 'Barney's Version' in the press room at the Golden Globes. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
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    The cast and crew of "Glee" pose with the award for best comedy or musical TV series at the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday, Jan. 16. (Mark J. Terrill / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
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    The actress poses with her award for best supporting actress in movie for her role in "The Fighter." (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  14. Natalie Portman

    The "Black Swan" star accepts the award for best actress in movie drama at the 68th annual Golden Globes Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Ho / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
  15. Colin Firth

    The British star poses with his award for best actor in a movie drama for "The King's Speech." (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  16. Michael Douglas

    The star, who is recovering from treatment for cancer, presents the award for best movie drama at the Golden Globes. (Handout / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  17. 'Social' setting

    The producers of the "The Social Network," from left, Kevin Spacey, Cean Chaffin, Dana Brunetti, Scott Rudin, and Michael De Luca pose with their award for Best Motion Picture -- Drama on Sunday night. (Lucy Nicholson / Reuters) Back to slideshow navigation
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