Best of 2014: Candid celebrity moments

While we love the glamour of red-carpet posturing, it's the candid moments that give us a glimpse into what Hollywood stars are really like when they aren't looking into the lens.

This year, there was no shortage of celebrities who were caught unawares at public outings, with tender embraces, delightful reactions and hilarious run-ins sometimes even making headlines around the world.

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Funnywoman Ellen DeGeneres had Drew Barrymore in stitches at the People’s Choice Awards after the talk-show host told the heavily pregnant actress that she looked “fat.” Of course, good-natured Drew – who is known for her wicked sense of humour – howled with laughter.

Meanwhile, at Cannes, perfect-gentleman Ryan Reynolds was spotted looking absolutely captivated by his beautiful wife, Blake Lively, during the aptly named ‘Captives’ premiere.

Then, of course, there's candid queen Jennifer Lawrence, who jokingly wrestled with Lupita Nyong'o over her Best Supporting Actress statue in a hilarious, backstage snap at the Academy Awards.

Check out the rest our picks for the best candid celebrity moments of 2014!

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