13 March 2013 2:02 AM, PDT | Obsessed with Film | See recent Obsessed with Film news »

Award ceremonies. Loved up celebrities congratulating each other for their brilliance just like George Clooney at the 2005 Oscars where he passionately implied that Hollywood was the only saving grace of the universe. Smug gits like Clooney aside, we love award ceremonies and they are made so much better by a good old controversy.

I for one, would rather watch celebrities making prats of themselves or upsetting the status quo than receiving another useless award. Ten times more amusing. And thanks to the gigantic egos celebrities have, there is usually someone on side to do a ‘Kanye’ or a ‘Marlon’ or a ‘Madonna’.

In the spirit of schadenfreude, I gleefully present to you 10 controversial award ceremony moments.

 

10. Did Marisa Tomei Actually Win?

Marisa Tomei’s Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her performance in My Cousin Vinny in 1992 has been the centre of some rumours ever since it was awarded. Some claim »

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