LORD OF THE RINGS star Liv Tyler's glasses at Sunday's Academy Awards
(29FEB04) were not a fashion statement - she was worried she wouldn't be able
to see the teleprompter without them.
The stunning actress stunned onlookers when she graced the Kodak Theatre's
stage wearing a pair of SELIMA OPTIQUE frames while introducing some of the
best song nominees.
But Tyler insists her decision was wear spectacles was purely out of
She says, "The last time I presented at the Oscars, I could see the
monitor. But when I went to the SAG Awards the other day, I couldn't see a
"I tried to buy contacts but one of them didn't fit. I didn't have time to
get (new glasses) so I had to wear these."