Dakota Johnson explains why she gave Angelina Jolie side-eye at the Golden Globes

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Actress Dakota Johnson sets the record straight about that photo of her side-eyeing Angelina Jolie during the Golden Globes 2018. 

It’s fair to say that in today’s social media-driven world nothing goes unnoticed, especially during a high profile awards ceremony like the Golden Globes.

Which is why actress Dakota Johnson found herself in a viral photo ‘side-eyeing’ fellow actress Angelina Jolie as Jennifer Aniston took to the stage to present an award.

Appearing on the Tonight Show with host Jimmy Fallon on Monday 29 January, Fallen asked the actress to explain the awkward moment.

“Jennifer Aniston was on stage talking and then here’s you and you’re just staring at Angelina Jolie’s reaction,” Fallon said to Johnson, pointing at the photo. 

Johnson, who was seated at the same table as Angelina Jolie, then made the valid point of noting that actor Armie Hammer’s wife, Elizabeth Chambers, was also looking directly at Jolie.

“Yeah but so is Armie’s wife,” Johnson said.

“I’m not the only one, Elizabeth is like very blatantly looking at her. She’s like, ‘What is she going to do?’ And I was trying to be sly about it.”

The actress then went on to confirm who she was actually staring at:

“Truthfully, I don’t think that I was really, actually looking at her. If you follows the trajectory of my eyes I was looking over there. There was like an actual kids’ table which was the Stranger Things table, and I really love Stranger Things so much.”

“Like, everybody there is a famous person but I was trying to take a video of these kids,” Johnson joked.

Well, now we know the truth. 

Images: Rex Features / Instagram