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BAFTA host takes a dig at Oscars

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began her hosting gig at the 2019 Awards by taking a dig at

She took a swipe at the American counterpart of the and Television Arts (BAFTA) Awards, the Oscars, which will be held without a host later this month.

"Thank goodness actually has a host. But I suspect that may have something do to with the fact I'm not on Twitter," said Lumley, taking a dig at how a series of old homophobic tweets resulted in to step down as host of

Hollywood's best and brightest descended here for the ceremony, which had British royals and as the front row audience.

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First Published: Mon, February 11 2019. 03:06 IST
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