F* You BAFTA
by Steve West on February 18, 2009
The Mickster didn't say F* you to BAFTA after winning their best actor award but did have a vulgarity filled acceptance speech reminiscent of Russell Crowe. Come to think of it, Russell Crowe lost the Academy Award that year to Denzel Washington. An Oscar worthy role in A Beautiful Mind lost to an Oscar worthy actor in Training Day. I'm looking for reasons to switch my vote in our Oscar contest from Mickey Rourke to Sean Penn and I think I'm close.
In other news, did you hear that Muzak is filing bankruptcy? I hear they are $370 million in debt. No doubt the bulk of that is due to royalties owed to Kenny G and Air Supply.
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