James Franco gave Anne Hathaway and her eight wardrobe changes a little competition last night when he showed up onstage in a Marilyn Monroe-inspired pink gown. Paired with a platinum blond wig and elbow-length gloves, Franco did his best to work his drag get up for a few short lived laughs.

"You got to wear a tuxedo so I wore this,” Franco told his Academy Awards co-host onstage before dropping the first real joke of the night, a dig at embroiled actor and headline maker, Charlie Sheen. "The weird thing is I just got a text message from Charlie Sheen,” Franco said playfully.

Of course the 32-year old Franco is no stranger to women's clothes. The multi-hyphenate made headlines when he posed for the cover of Candy magazine last fall in full makeup, shot by Terry Richardson. —EMILY EXTON


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