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Viola Davis and Octavia Spencer prepare for Oscars

Oscar nominated stars from The Help have revealed their preparations for the big day.

Octavia Spencer, who is nominated for best supporting actress, said she has plans for a big breakfast and some champagne ahead of the Academy Awards.

Viola Davis, who is in the running for best actress, showed off a new hair style on the red carpet of Essence Black Women in Hollywood luncheon, but would not reveal her wardrobe choices for Oscars night.

But Davis' husband Julius Tennon gave a few clues, describing her dress as "gorgeous".

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