Chris Pratt Praises Anna Faris After Split: She 'Looked Great' at Emmys 2017

No love lost! Chris Pratt had nothing but kind words for his estranged wife, Anna Faris, after she stepped out at the 2017 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 17, to present an award with her Mom costar Allison Janney.

"I know she did great. Anna did an amazing job," the Guardians of the Galaxy actor, 38, told photographers while out and about in Los Angeles on Sunday evening. "She rules! She was great. Her and Allison [Janney], they both looked great."

Pratt even went so far as to promote Faris, 40, and Janney's sitcom, which kicks off its fifth season on November 2. "Go watch Mom on CBS!" he said.
The Emmys marked the Unqualified author's first public appearance since announcing her split from her husband of eight years in early August. She looked stunning in a purple Marc Jacobs halter dress and matching heels.

The Jurassic World actor, however, claimed he was not invited to the ceremony. "I didn't get an invitation," he told photographers with a laugh. "I haven't checked my mailbox lately."

The former couple met on the set of Take Me Home Tonight in 2007 and married in July 2009. They are the parents of son Jack, who turned 5 just a few weeks after Pratt and Faris announced their plans to legally separate. They have yet to officially file for divorce.

Still, Faris is staying in high spirits. "She's fantastic. She's a professional," Janney, 57, exclusively told IPRESSTV in August. "It's hard to do but she's coming to work with a smile on her face and knows her lines and is as professional as ever."

Emmys 2017: What Went Down Inside The Afterparties


After the 2017 Emmy Awards on Sunday, September 17, which were held at L.A.’s Microsoft Theater, stars let loose at various afterparties. Scroll down for more pics and exclusive details!


Elizabeth Moss, Samira Wiley
The Handsmaid Tale costars attended Hulu's 2017 Emmy After Party at Otium. During the 69th annual ceremony, an eyewitness tells Us that the actresses were "smiling, hugging and chatting while standing up during a break."
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Rodrigo Santoro, Angela Sarafyan, Thandie Newton
Santoro, Sarafyan, and Newton — who all starred in Westworld — stepped out at HBO's Official 2017 Emmy After Party at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center.
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Rodrigo Santoro, Angela Sarafyan, and Thandie Newton
The Westworld costars kept close during the HBO event, where Newton “posed for photos with fans and introduced her mom to someone,” an eyewitness tells IPRESSTV.
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Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman
The Big Little Lies costars hung out at HBO's Official 2017 Emmy After Party at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center. An eyewitness tells IPRESSTVKidman hugged Witherspoon's daughter, Ava, telling her, "This is insane!”
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Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman
An onlooker tells IPRESSTV that the couple arrived at HBO’s party hand in hand.
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Elisabeth Moss, Jon Hamm
The former Mad Men costars caught up at Hulu's event at Otium.
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Kate McKinnon, Don Lemon
McKinnon, who won Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her work on Saturday Night Live, chatted with Lemon at HBO's event. Earlier in the night, McKinnon told reporters that playing Hillary Clinton on SNL was "the greatest honor of my life and the greatest role I’ve gotten to play.”
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Janelle Monae, Lisa Joy and Tessa Thompson
The trio stepped out for HBO's event.
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Anna Chlumsky
The best supporting actress in a comedy series nominee was all smiles at HBO's party. Earlier in the night, the Veep actress "was telling Sarah Paulson how great she looked," an eyewitness tells Us, adding that Paulson, who was also in a sequined silver dress, joked that Chlumsky "got the memo about wearing sparkles!”
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Jack McBrayer, John Oliver, Kate Norley
McBrayer looked ecstatic to meet Norley at HBO's party. Following Last Week Tonight With John Oliver's win for variety talk series, Olivier joked with Us that his wife is "not really impressed with it."
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Evan Rachel Wood, Jeffrey Wright
The Westworld actors attended HBO's party. Following the ceremony, Wright, who was nominated in the supporting actor category, tweeted: "Ok, now so where's the bar?”
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Sofia Vergara
After leaving HBO's afterparty, the Modern Family actress wrote on Instagram: "The night is young but Im not!! 5am call time tomorrow! Goodnight Emmys2017. So honored to be part of this event for the 8th year!!”
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John Turturro, Riz Ahmed
The lead actor in a limited series winner celebrated his victory with his The Night Of costar Turturro at HBO's party.
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Chrissy Metz, Milo Ventimiglia
The 'This Is Us' costars kept the night going at FOX Broadcasting Company, Twentieth Century Fox Television, FX And National Geographic 69th Primetime Emmy Awards After Party at Vibiana. During the ceremony, both actors were disappointed to see costar Sterling K. Brown's best actor in a drama victory speech cut short. "I think it’s unfortunate. I haven’t had a chance to ask him what the remaining was, but I read his mouth pretty well," Ventimiglia told Us. "I think he was talking about his loved ones. I’m so proud and excited for him to be on that stage." An eyewitness tells IPRESSTV that Metz "shook her head in frustration" when producers cut Brown's mic and yelled, "Boo!”
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Donald Glover
Glover celebrated his history-making Emmy moment as the first African American to win for comedy series directing at FOX Broadcasting Company, Twentieth Century Fox Television, FX and National Geographic's party.
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Nyasha Newton, Thandie Newton
The mother-daughter duo enjoyed HBO's party. Newton told Us that the highlight of her night was "my mom being here from London!”
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Jessica Biel
At HBO's party, Biel "sat with friends at a table and smiled and laughed," an eyewitness tells Us.
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Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore
During the Primetime Emmy Awards Governors Ball, the onscreen This Is Us spouses bonded with their real-life loves. "Mandy and her fiancé [Taylor Goldsmith] were sitting next to Milo and his girlfriend [Kelly Egarian] while eating," an eyewitness told IPRESSTV. “*Mandy was clapping and laughing at their conversation.”
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Padma Lakshmi
"It takes a village," the Top Chef host (at HBO's after party) wrote on Instagram of her Emmys look.
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Larry David, Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Shortly after David and Louis-Dreyfus chatted at HBO's party, "Larry's girlfriend held his hand and led the way and they walked out while the Veep actress "was sitting talking to a guy who works on Veep and was hysterically laughing," an eyewitness tells Us.
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Stephen Colbert
Cheers to the host! Emmys host Stephen Colbert celebrated with The Hilhaven Lodge whiskey at his afterparty on Sunday, September 17, in L.A.
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Emmys 2017: Wonderful Moments From the Audience, Red Carpet and Backstage You Didn't See



The biggest names in television came together for the 2017 Emmy Awards in Los Angeles on Sunday, September 17. Scroll down to see the best unseen moments from the audience, red carpet and backstage at the Microsoft Theater!
Over Here!
Millie Bobby Brown pulled out her iPhone to snap a selfie with Nicole Kidman in the audience.
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Pointing Fingers
Tony Hale gave a thumbs-up to the camera while his Veep costar Anna Chlumsky made a funny face.
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Just Like Dad
Liev Schreiber and his son Kai, 8, wore matching tuxedos and bow ties on the red carpet.
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Victory
Kate McKinnon held up her Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series on the red carpet in the press room. She won the award for her performances on NBC's Saturday Night Live.
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Lovebirds
Alexis Bledel and husband Vincent Kartheiser wrapped their arms around each other in the green room.
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A Cinderella Moment
Halston Sage was escorted down the red carpet by Zac Posen, who designed her princess-like dress.
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Relationship Goals
Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys were a stylish duo at the Emmys as they held hands in the audience.
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Hey, O!
Oprah Winfrey shook hands with Milo Ventimiglia while sitting in the audience.
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Smiles All Around
Julia Louis-Dreyfus was grinning from ear to ear on stage after accepting the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series for HBO's Veep from presenters Debra Messing and Chris Hardwick.
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Double Take
Elisabeth Moss had her hands full in the press room as she held her Emmys for Outstanding Drama Series and Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale.
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Ziggy and adeline Reunite
Big Little Lies costars Iain Armitage and Reese Witherspoon posed for a picture during a commercial break.
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Not So Strange
Stranger Things costars Gaten Matarazzo, Millie Bobby Brown and Finn Wolfhard enjoyed a night out.
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Baby on Board
James Corden rubbed his pregnant wife Julia Carey's baby bump on the red carpet. They are already the parents of son Max, 6, and daughter Carey, 2.
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Say Cheese
Gabrielle Union and Dwayne Wade took a selfie together in the audience before the show kicked off.
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No Love Lost
Alexander Skarsgård and Nicole Kidman, who played a not-so-picture-perfect couple on Big Little Lies, were all smiles while posing with three of the eight Emmys that the HBO drama won.
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An Emotional Win
Ryan Michelle Bathe was nearly in tears as her husband, Sterling K. Brown, received the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series for NBC's This Is Us.
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Twin Aler
Dylan Frances Penn and her mother, Robin Wright, looked so alike on the red carpet.
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What a Night
The Handmaid's Tale stars Elisabeth Moss and Ann Dowd celebrated on stage with their costars as they accepted the award for Outstanding Drama Series.
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Best Buds
Aziz Ansari and Evan Rachel Wood posed for a picture on the red carpet.
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Three's a Crowd
Ryan Michelle Bathe chatted with William H. Macy and Felicity Huffman before heading inside the Microsoft Theater.
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So in Love
Felicity Huffman and William H. Macy struck a fun pose on the red carpet.
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Staying Hydrated
Laverne Cox sipped on water from a bottle with a straw while arriving at the Emmys.
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Onscreen Pals
Susan Sarandon and Thandie Newton, who costar in the upcoming drama The Death and Life of John F. Donovan, walked the red carpet together.
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Keri Russell Speaks On Emmys 2017 Loss: I’m Always ‘Secretly Relieved’

Phew! Keri Russell was totally fine with not winning the Emmy award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series during the star-studded event in L.A. on Sunday, September 17. 

“It’s such a cool thing to be nominated and I’m always very secretly thankful I don’t have to speak publicly,” The Americans actress, 41, exclusively told Us Weekly after the show.


“Always secretly relieved. Always,” she added. “I just go, ‘Oh my God. Thank God.’” 

The win eventually went to Elisabeth Moss for her gritty role in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale. The two were also up against Viola Davis (How to Get Away With Murder), Claire Foy (The Crown), Evan Rachel Wood (Westworld) and Robin Wright (House of Cards).  

Keri Russell and Matthew Rhys attend the 69th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards - Arrivals at Microsoft Theater on September 17, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. David Livingston/Getty Images

Russell, now happy that the categories were all announced, let her hair down for the rest of the night. She and her longtime partner, costar Matthew Rhys, hit up the Governors Ball together.


“Now you can have fun!” she told Us, holding up a beer. She was later spotted dancing with a group of friends to Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin.’”

The couple met on set of FX’s The Americans in 2013 and are parents of son Sam, 15 months.














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