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Oscar red carpet: The ladies of 'Precious' all wearing shades of (Sapphire) blue

March 7, 2010 |  3:29 pm

Both Mariah Carey and Mo’Nique have walked down the red carpet in varying shades of deep blue or “Sapphire,” if you will. An obvious nod to the author of the book Push on which “Precious” was based.

My prediction is that when Gabourey Sidibe arrives, she too will be wearing blue.

[UPDATED: 6:31 p.m.] As predicted, when Sidibe turned out on the red carpet, she went for the hue too -- wearing a beaded blue Marchesa gown.

-- Melissa Magsaysay

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Photos: (From left) Mo'Nique in Tadashi Shoji with her husband Sidney Hicks, Mariah Carey in Valentino (center) and Gabourey Sidibe (right) in Marchesa, all wearing shades of blue during their arrivals on the red carpet in the run up to the 82nd Academy Awards on Sunday in Hollywood Credit: (left) Matt Sayles / Associated Press (center) Andrew Gombert / EPA and (right) Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images.