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Don't be shocked if you read at least one case of celebrity pneumonia from the Oscar bait crowd in coming weeks, because, you're right: Kerry Washington, Jessica Chastain, Isla Fisher, the Fanning sisters—we're talking a lot of stars in very little clothing, or, sometimes, just very thin clothing, and in chilly places like Seoul, New York and London. Walking around on red carpets. Outside. In freezing temperatures. For no immediately discernible reason.
But as weird as Hollywood can be, there is a method to this particular madness. And I just found out what it is.