How Pizza Stole the Oscars

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Read on to learn more about the famous Oscar pizza delivery.

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Midway through the Academy Awards, Ellen DeGeneres joked about ordering a pizza to feed the guests in attendance.

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Ellen actually followed up on her joke and, indeed, ordered a pizza! This small act turned the Academy Awards into a pizza party!

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The pizza came from Big Mama's & Papa's Pizzeria in Los Angeles.

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The delivery man was an actual employee of Big Mama's & Papa's, not an actor! His name is Edgar Martirosyan.

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Ellen collected cash from various celebrities like Brad Pitt and Harvey Weinstein to pay the delivery man. The day after the Oscars Ellen had Edgar on her show and gave him a tip of $1,000!

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Kevin Spacey and Brad Pitt stepped in to help pass out slices to hungry celebrities.

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Another Academy Awards goes down in the history books.

Stars dressed up, Oscars were awarded and the host, Ellen DeGeneres, feed pizza to celebrities. Believing the attendees were hungry toward the middle of the traditionally long ceremony, Ellen ordered a pizza to the delight and shock of audience members at the show and those watching at home.

Check out the slideshow above to learn more about the great Oscar pizza.

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