There was buzz that this foreign born A- list mostly movie actress who is an Academy Award winner/nominee was not going to turn up to a very important event.
Apparently her husband had beaten her pretty badly, but she decided to go and did a great job covering the bruises.
Bruise on her leg:
Wearing a figure-hugging black and white dress that reached down to her ankles, the 29-year-old actress had a commanding air about her as she blended dark and light creating a look reminiscent of a Nordic high priestess. – Source