Oscar “Fun Facts”

Since the Oscars are on Sunday, it’s the perfect time to check out this list of The Top Fun Facts About the Oscars—perfect for your Oscar Party!

  • The statue stands 13-and-a-half inches tall and weighs eight-and-a-half pounds.  Sorry.  I’m thinking of the guy who almost hosted.

  • “Bohemian Rhapsody” could be the first movie to win Best Picture purely on the “Middle Age White Lady” vote.

  • Many millennials don’t watch the show because trophies are handed out, but not to them.

  • Now that Harvey Weinstein has stopped attending, fewer women carry large purses in front of their groins.

  • Russell Crowe chipped a tooth on his because he thought it was foil-wrapped chocolate.

  • Bob Hope hosted 19 times.  He’s dead now.  The lesson here:  The Oscars KILL.

  • Among the discontinued Oscar categories:  “Best Assistant Director,” “Best Dance Direction,” and “Best Performance by a Virginia Politician in Blackface.”

  • The Oscar weighs eight-and-a-half pounds.  If it were female, it would be too fat to work in the movies.

  • Past winners of Best Foreign Film from France instantly surrendered their trophies to Germany.

  • Actors do their best work when they pretend that it’s an honor just to be nominated.