Posts tagged "oscar curse"

The Oscar Curse: Why Anne Hathaway May Want To Lose That Oscar

There is nothing in Hollywood, save for marrying Tom Cruise, that will boost your career more than winning an Academy Award. That bald gold man ensures “Academy-Award Winning” is attached to your person for perpetuity in movie trailers, on posters, in commercials for probiotic yogurt and most importantly, in contracts—promising at least a 20% increase…

By: Jo Piazza / February 24, 2013

7 Actors Hit By The “Oscar Curse”

Jessica Chastain is quite the "it" girl right now. Not only are her movies doing well at the box office, she recently won a Golden Globe and is nominated for an Oscar. But she should watch out: Award winners often go on to, shall we say, less than award-worthy projects. Celebuzz rounds up seven actors whose careers tanked, at least for…

By: Newser / January 28, 2013

Scientists Confirm The Oscar Curse: Best Actress Winners Are Likely To Divorce

It's easy to name stars who won the Oscar for Best Actress and went on to see their relationships go belly up—Joan Crawford, Bette Davis, Halle Berry, Hilary Swank, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Winslet, and of course last year's winner, Sandra Bullock. There sure seems to be some sort of Oscar Curse going on. But scientist…

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 1, 2011