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Hathaway Apologizes & Explains Her Oscars Gown

Hathaway Apologizes & Explains Her Oscars Gown

By JACKIE WILLIS

February 27, 2013

Was an apology really necessary? Anne Hathaway's pointy, side-boob baring Prada gown garnered lots of attention on Oscars Sunday, even earning it's own Twitter handle @AnnesNipple. And so, the Oscar-winning actress thought she needed to explain her controversial style statement to the fashion world at large.

"It came to my attention late Saturday night that there would be a dress worn to the Oscars that is remarkably similar to the Valentino I had intended to wear," Hathaway, 30, told Women's Wear Daily. Many believe she's referring to her Les Miserables co-star Amanda Seyfried's gothic-esque gown. "And so I decided it was best for all involved to change my plans."

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The statement, issued by Hathaway's rep, continues, "Though I love the dress I did wear, it was a difficult last-minute decision as I had so looked forward to wearing Valentino in honor of the deep and meaningful relationship I have enjoyed with the house and with Valentino himself."

Hathaway is an avid supporter of Valentino, and was married in one of his designs this past year.

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"I deeply regret any disappointment caused," Hathaway concludes.

What did you think of the actress' pale pink Prada getup? Did it warrant an apology?

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