Miss Piggy Was The Second Best Thing About The BAFTAs

Yesterday, Vince whisked us away to the land of tea, lifts and driving on the wrong side of the road, with a review of Sunday night’s BAFTAs (AKA The Oscars From Another Mother). As we know, the big winners were The Artist, Meryl Streep and Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy. Also picking up a huge award, though, was Adam Deacon (above with Mad Men actress Christina Hendricks), who received the Orange Wednesdays Rising Star Award for his performances in films like Kidulthood and Anuvahood. Of the honor, Deacon said:

“It’s not just a win for me, it’s a win for the underdog and it’s a win for any young person with a dream to better themselves.” (Via

And then he also scored another one for the underdogs when he got himself a heaping eyeful of Hendricks…

But shameless juggery scoping aside, the true star of the BAFTAs was Miss Piggy, who spoke to some of Hollywood’s biggest A-list actors and actresses on the red carpet, and while she didn’t end up wrestling George Clooney, it was definitely more overwhelming evidence that the Muppets should host the Academy Awards.

(Images via Getty.)