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All that Glitters

Apparently starlets' gowns aren't the only things being knocked off on Oscar night.

The online auction of an Academy Award, expected to sell for more than $100,000, was canceled after the golden boy was determined to be a fake.  The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences holds both a copyright and trademark and service marks in the statuette and strictly controls its distribution. 

Although its base was real, the faux Oscar wasn't quite his chiseled self, weighing in at over a pound more than the original.  As if a real actor would dare gain a pound before a major public appearance!