This is Why Patricia Arquette Didn't Get a Manicure for the Oscars

Don't worry — the best supporting actress nominee had a good reason for letting her nails go natural on the red carpet's biggest day.

Best supporting actress nominee Patricia Arquette arrived on the Oscars red carpet with her boyfriend, daughter, brother Richmond Arquette and sister Rosanna Arquette. The actress, who wore a one-shoulder black-and-white gown designed by her childhood BFF Rosetta Getty, admitted via Twitter that she ditched her manicure this morning.

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Instead of getting her nails done, Arquette tweeted this two hours before hitting the red carpet:

Arquette opted to launch a campaign for her foundation on Many of her Twitter fans took the chance to praise the actress for doing something good via charity network Chideo instead of getting her nails done for the no-longer-existent mani-cam.