We thought we just heard wrong when the audience laughed after Angie took her stance, but winner Jim Rash confirmed people found Angie's pose to be funny. When Jim accepted his award for The Descendants, along with Alexander Payne and Nat Faxon, he mocked Angie's pose by trying to replicate it!
What made the situation even more uncomfortable was that Angie was still on stage! She still had to present the award for Best Writing, Original Screenplay."
So, how did Angie handle being made fun of? Well, she stopped doing that pose."