World Library  
Flag as Inappropriate
Email this Article
 

Oscar love curse

The Oscar love curse or Oscar curse is a superstition that the woman who wins the Academy Award for Best Actress will have her boyfriend or husband cheat on her or divorce her soon after.[1][2][3][4] It has also been applied to the Best Supporting Actress.

Occurrences

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actress

Exceptions

Some actresses have managed to "break" the curse. On even rarer occasions, actresses (e.g., Maggie Smith) both experience and break the curse.

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actress

See also

Notes

  1. ^ The 30th Academy Awards were held on March 26, 1958.
  2. ^ The 1962 annulment of Loren and Ponti's marriage was for legal, rather than personal reasons. Loren and Ponti were later legitimately married on April 9, 1966.

References

  1. ^ http://www.nypost.com/p/news/national/oscar_love_curse_iD9TNporBvaKlWwdRowaOK
  2. ^ http://voices.washingtonpost.com/celebritology/2010/03/the_oscar_love_curse_is_sandra.html
  3. ^ http://movies.about.com/od/movienews/tp/best-actress-curse.htm
  4. ^ http://omg.yahoo.com/blogs/a-line/curse-of-the-best-actress-oscar/408?nc
This article was sourced from Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; additional terms may apply. World Heritage Encyclopedia content is assembled from numerous content providers, Open Access Publishing, and in compliance with The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR), Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., Public Library of Science, The Encyclopedia of Life, Open Book Publishers (OBP), PubMed, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health (NIH), U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, and USA.gov, which sources content from all federal, state, local, tribal, and territorial government publication portals (.gov, .mil, .edu). Funding for USA.gov and content contributors is made possible from the U.S. Congress, E-Government Act of 2002.
 
Crowd sourced content that is contributed to World Heritage Encyclopedia is peer reviewed and edited by our editorial staff to ensure quality scholarly research articles.
 
By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. World Heritage Encyclopedia™ is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization.
 


Copyright © World Library Foundation. All rights reserved. eBooks from Project Gutenberg are sponsored by the World Library Foundation,
a 501c(4) Member's Support Non-Profit Organization, and is NOT affiliated with any governmental agency or department.