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By ITM Staff

This year at the 86th Annual Academy Awards, there was a new must-have accessory for any fashionable gentleman on the red carpet: their mothers!

That’s right, a number of male nominees ducked relationship rumors by choosing to bring their (very proud!) moms as their dates.



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Jonah Hill and his mom Sharon Lyn Chalkin. Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images North America.


Jonah Hill and his mom Sharon Lyn Chalkin got up to some hijinks on the red carpet, “interview-bombing” Bradley Cooper. We guess Jonah had to get his trademark cheekiness from someone!



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Leonardo DiCaprio and his mom Irmelin Indenbirken meet Bono. Photo by Christopher Polk/Getty Images North America.


Hill’s co-star, Leonardo DiCaprio also chose to bring his mom, Irmelin Indenbirken, who stopped to pose for pics with the one and only Bono on the red carpet!



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Michael Fassbender with his mom Adele Fassbender . Photo by FameFlynet Pictures.


First-time nominee Michael Fassbender, whose role in long-time collaborator Steve McQueen’s “12 Years A Slave” earned him some choice seats at the Dolby Theatre, brought his mother Adele Fassbender. Smart decision, Michael – by bringing his mom he was able to cannily avoid confirming or denying rumors that he’s dating Gerard Butler’s ex-girlfriend, Madalina Ghenea.



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Jared Leto with mom Constance and brother Shannon. FameFlynet Pictures.


But it was Jared Leto who trumped the rest when he won the Oscar for “Best Actor in a Supporting Role” for “Dallas Buyers Club” and made a moving tribute to his mother Constance in his acceptance speech.

“In 1971, there was a teenage girl, who was pregnant with her second child, she was a high school dropout and single mom, but somehow she managed to make a better life for herself and her children … that girl is my mother and she’s here tonight I just want to say ‘I love you mom, thank you for teaching me to dream,” Leto said.


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