Whopper of the Week: Oscar Edition

“We’re not here to create a show that panders to our celebrity-drivenculture.”

John Pavlik, spokesman for the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, as quoted by Tom King in the Feb. 9 Wall Street Journal.

Nicole Kidmanis a fashion influence and a fearless trend-setter when it comes to modern glamour on Oscar night.”

 One of the 101 celebrity fashion squibs on the Academy’s Web site.

(Thanks to Barry J. Stiefel, San Francisco)

Whopper Archive:

Feb. 9, 2001: Lynne Cheney

Feb. 2, 2001: Bobby Thomson

Jan. 26, 2001: Denise Rich (rules for submitting whoppers explained here)