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After the Oscars, Daisy was seen at the 2016 Vanity Fair Oscar Party hosted By Graydon Carter in Beverly Hills. She is wearing a Giambattista Valli Couture dress, Jimmy Choo shoes, a Judith Leiber clutch, and Anito Ko jewelry. We will add more photos later, stay tuned!

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Daisy shined in her Chanel Silver Embellished dress with Chanel Fine jewelry and Christian Louboutin shoes as she attended the 88th Annual Academy Awards on February 28, 2016 in Hollywood, California. She presented an Oscar for the Best Documentary Feature alongside Dev Patel. She was also spotted with several actors such as Oscar-Winning actress Brie Larson and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ co-star Andy Serkis. Make sure to check the pictures from last night, enjoy!

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Daisy was spotted during rehearsals for the 88th Annual Academy Awards alongside ‘Only Yesterday’ co-star Dev Patel and ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ director J.J. Abrams on February 27, 2016. Daisy will present a category during tonight’s ceremony in Hollywood. Make sure to follow us on twitter for more info!

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Daisy looked great in a black suit as she walked the red carpet during the 11th Annual Oscar Wilde Awards on February 25, 2016 in Santa Monica. She accepted an award as one of the honorees of the ceremony. ‘The Force Awakens’ director J.J. Abrams said during his speech that “Daisy’s life is a bit like Rey’s: She’s on a crazy adventure, and it’s just beginning” and we couldn’t have said it better, congratulations Daisy!

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E! ONLINE – Who knew Daisy Ridley wanted a singing career?

The 23-year-old Star Wars: The Force Awakens star apparently has quite the pipes.

“One day on set, she just started singing and had the most beautiful voice I ever heard,” Star Wars director J.J. Abrams said last night at the U.S.-Ireland Alliance’s Oscar Wilde Awards, where Ridley was among this year’s honorees.

Just the other day, Ridley told Abrams, “On Saturday, this weekend, she is going to record a song with an unnamed person, but let’s just say a massive superstar.”

What a tease!

Ridley showed off her voice when she and her Star Wars co-star Oscar Isaac sang a duet of “Baby, It’s Cold Outside” while promoting their movie during a Twitter chat in December.

Ridley will then present at the Oscars on Sunday before going back to the U.K. to star as Rey again in Star Wars: Episode VIII. “The other day she looked at me and said in the sweetest Daisy-est way, ‘What is my life?'” Abrams said, continuing, “Daisy’s life is a bit like Rey’s—she’s on a crazy adventure and it’s just beginning.”

Ridley didn’t mention her singing aspirations last night, but did marvel at how much her life has changed since being cast by Abrams in the what has become the biggest box office hit in Hollywood history.

“I can never thank you enough for your faith, your patience, your kindness and your guidance throughout this crazy incredible thing,” she said to Abrams.

Also honored last night the event, which took place at Abrams’ Bad Robot offices in Santa Monica, were James Corden, Snow Patrol, Room director Lenny Abrahamson and Penny Dreadful actress Sarah Greene.

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IRISH EXAMINER – Star Wars actress Daisy Ridley has seen a lot of changes in her life since she was rocketed to fame in The Force Awakens.

Daisy, who plays Rey in the series, will soon serve as a presenter at the Oscars but said she has received helpful advice on staying grounded from Simon Pegg.

Speaking at the US-Ireland Alliance Oscar Wilde Awards, she said: “Since the film came out it feels like I haven’t had time so it’s just another thing to add to the roly-poly weirdness. The hindsight is going to be more clear than it is right now.”

Addressing how her life has changed since the blockbuster was released, she added: “It’s different now because people have seen me in a film but people don’t tend to recognise me that much because I don’t tend to look like this and I’m filming a film which is what I was doing before anyway, everyone really freaked me out but really it’s fine.

Simon Pegg said, in the wise words of Han Solo, “here’s where the fun begins” and he just said “enjoy it”, it’s nice because even the days when people recognise you it’s for a good reason.

Daisy is currently filming the eighth film in the series, which is being directed by Rian Johnson.

Comparing Rian to The Force Awakens director JJ Abrams, Daisy said: “It doesn’t feel that different, they are both Star Wars fans and kind of nerds and both warm and funny.

“They are obviously different in their whole lives but both really kind and you see that in the crew and once again I feel very warm and welcomed into a crew.”

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