During the course of the midday fete, Leonardo DiCaprio joined alongside President of the HFPA, Aida Takla O'Reilly, during the Presentation of Grants while Mark Wahlberg and Butler also took turns at the podium while addressing their fellow A-list spectators.
As for the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, it was founded in the early 1940s by a group of Los Angeles-based foreign journalists in an attempt to gain more clout with the studios and make it easier to obtain access to stars.
(with Jim Stu)
tyfyt. in b4 some variation of "strong olsen genes"
(lol sorry, v. no 2, the lj-cut tag was left open)