UPDATE: A person suspected of stealing Frances McDormand’s Oscar Sunday evening has been arrested for grand theft, Los Angeles police advised the New York Every day Information on Monday.
The suspect was recognized by police as 47-year-old Terry Bryant.
TMZ posted video on Monday of Bryant pretending the Oscar was his the evening earlier than. Safety positioned Bryant through the post-Oscar festivities and known as police, the leisure website mentioned.
Frances McDormand reportedly misplaced her Oscar on the Governors Ball on Sunday after the Academy Awards ceremony. Somebody apparently “grabbed” the statuette and ran exterior with it, The New York Instances reported.
The actress, who received the Finest Actress statuette for “Three Billboards Outdoors Ebbing, Missouri,” frantically looked for the award, however left the affair empty-handed and broken-hearted, USA At present reported. She was “crying emotionally” as she departed together with her husband, director Joel Coen, the paper mentioned.
McDormand had been on the ball partially to get her identify engraved on her second profession Oscar. Shortly after the engraving was completed, the little gold man went lacking, Folks famous.
The New York Instances’ Cara Buckley reported man took off with the statue, however was stopped exterior by a photographer for movie star chef Wolfgang Puck. The person gave the Oscar again, based on the report, “and disappeared again into the ball.”
A rep for the actress confirmed to USA At present that “Fran and Oscar are fortunately reunited and are having fun with an In-N-Out burger collectively.”
Reps for McDormand and the Oscars’ publicity workforce didn’t instantly reply to HuffPost requests for remark.