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Inside the Pre-Oscars Parties With Nikki Reed, Ian Somerhalder and More Stars

The notoriously private couple made an appearance at one of the many bashes held before Hollywood's biggest night.

By Corinne Heller, Amanda Williams Feb 22, 2019 5:43 PMTags

Nikki Reed and husband Ian Somerhalder made a rare public appearance at a pre-Oscars 2019 party on Thursday, joining a slew of other celebs who are gathering to celebrate the end of award season ahead of the Academy Awards.

The notoriously private married couple attended Cadillac's Oscars weekend cocktail bash at Chateau Marmont in West Hollywood. Other guests included John Stamos and wife Caitlyn McHughAllison Janney, Zoe Saldana and sister Cisley SaldanaTiffany Haddish, Hilary SwankLiev SchreiberChristoph WaltzColton HaynesAisha TylerZachary Quinto and Jesse Tyler Ferguson.

Reed and Somerhalder were spotted together by some heat lamps, chatting with some men about ecological ideas. The actors are known environmentalists. Somerhalder was also seen talking to Schreiber.

Stamos and his wife arrived together and immediately posed for photos, then were spotted chatting with Ferguson and Haddish.

Allison Janney arrived in a red Galvan jumpsuit, took photos inside as she entered, and then was escorted to a table outside. She was served Belvedere Vodka sodas and looked like she was having a great time. The actress was overheard talking about how Oscar-nominated film Roma was "visually the most beautiful thing" she'd seen in a long time and raved about her "best friend" Melissa McCarthy's performance in Can You Ever Forgive Me? Janney also chatted with Swank and the two gushed over photos on the latter's phone.

Haynes arrived alone and was seen chatting with several men at the bash.

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Oscars 2019 Nominees Luncheon

Meanwhile, Zendaya co-hosted the Vanity Fair and Lancôme Toast Women in Hollywood event, along with Ava Duvernay and editor-in-chief Radhika Jones.

See photos from pre-Oscars 2019 parties below.

Tracee Ellis Ross

The always fashionable Black-ish star strikes a pose at the Mercedes-Benz USA Oscars Viewing Party at the Four Seasons.

Michael Keaton

The actor knows a thing or two about award shows. He was up for Best Actor in a Leading Role for his work in Birdman in 2014.

Frances McDormand

It was just last year the actress accepted her Academy Award for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann

It was date night for these two.

Liv Lo and Henry Golding

The Crazy Rich Asians star and his leading lady looked chic and sophisticated at the soiree.

Robin Wright

The House of Cards star kicked off the Oscars festivities in style.

Lupita Nyong'o

The Black Panther actress is going for the gold this season.

Lucy Boynton

The actress has a lot to celebrate this year. Her movie, Bohemian Rhapsody, is up for Best Picture.

Margot Robbie

The Mary Queen of Scots star rocked a cool black and white color palette for this year's event.

Minnie Driver and Addison O'Day

Talk about a stylish duo!

Shailene Woodley

No big little lies here. The actress turned heads at the Chanel and Charles Finch pre-Oscar Awards Dinner.

Carey Mulligan

The Great Gatsby actress stunned in a pink and black number.

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth

It was date night for these newlyweds.

Kristen Stewart

The Twilight star looked pretty in pink at the pre-Oscars party.

Tessa Thompson

The Creed actress looked fierce and fabulous at the Chanel and Charles Finch pre-Oscar Awards Dinner.

Glenn Close

The Oscar nominee and her beloved dog attend the Sony Picture Classics annual nominees dinner at STK LA with Maestro Dobel Tequila.

Spike Lee

The Academy Award winning director stops by GBK Productions' Pre-Oscar Luxury Lounge at St. Supery by Chanel in Beverly Hills. 

Common & Mahershala Ali

The Green Book nominated star attends Common's 5th Annual Toast to the Arts sponsored by Heineken at Ysabel.

Tracee Ellis Ross & Evan Ross

It's a busy Oscars weekend for the duo who attends Common's 5th Annual Toast to the Arts sponsored by Heineken.

Emily Deschanel

The actress celebrates Oscar Eve at the Sony Picture Classics annual nominees dinner at STK LA with Maestro Dobel Tequila.

Liam Hemsworth

The actor appears at WME's pre-Oscars party.

Rami Malek & Lucy Boynton

The Bohemian Rhapsody co-stars and real-life couple appear at Vanity Fair and Genesis' celebration for the cast of the Oscar-nominated film in Los Angeles.

Rami Malek & Adam Lambert

The actor, who plays Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody, hangs out with current Queen singer Adam Lambert at Vanity Fair and Genesis' celebration for the cast of the Oscar-nominated film in Los Angeles.

Glenn Close

The Oscar nominee appears at the 12th annual Women in Film Oscar Nominees Party, presented by Max Mara with additional support from Chloe Wine Collection, Stella Artois and Cadillac at Spring Place, in Los Angeles.

Madelaine Petsch

The Riverdale star sports a chic look at the 12th annual Women in Film Oscar Nominees Party.

Regina King

She wore blue...

Tracee Ellis Ross & Evan Ross

The siblings appear at the CAA Pre-Oscar Party sponsored by Heineken at the San Vicente Bungalows in West Hollywood.

Melissa McCarthy & Ben Falcone

The couple attends the CAA Pre-Oscar Party sponsored by Heineken at the San Vicente Bungalows in West Hollywood. McCarthy is nominated for an Oscar for her performance in Can You Ever Forgive Me?

Nikki Reed & Ian Somerhalder

The two make a rare joint appearance at Cadillac's Oscars weekend cocktail bash.

Tiffany Haddish

The comedienne and actress chills out at Cadillac's Oscars weekend cocktail bash.

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