Meryl Streep Loses Shoe At BAFTAs!

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Feb. 13 2012, Published 5:00 a.m. ET

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By Radar Staff

That’s shoe-biz. 

Meryl Streep -- who took home the Best Actress for her role of ex-English Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher in The Iron Lady at Sunday night's British Academy of Film and Television Arts Awards -- lost her show en route to the stage. 

Luckily for Meryl, The King Speech’s Colin Firth was quite the chivalrous gentleman, helping the incomparable actress replace the shoe prior to her acceptance speech.

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"Somebody once said the fate of the well known is to be misunderstood," Streep said in her speech.

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We'll see if Streep’s success continues at the 84th annual Academy Awards, which takes place in Los Angeles Sunday, February 26.


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