Weirdest places Oscar winners keep their awards

Weirdest Places Oscar Winners Keep Their Awards

Winning an Academy Award is a big deal -- but not everyone likes to put their awards on display.

Take Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet and Jodie Foster, who have all kept their Oscars near the toilet.

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Foster had the best explanation, telling InStyle she placed hers in the bathroom "because they looked good with the faucets."

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Weirdest places Oscar winners keep their awards

Best Actor

Bryan Cranston

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Best Actor

Matt Damon

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Best Actor

Leonardo DiCaprio

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Best Actor

Michael Fassbender

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Best Actor

Eddie Redmayne

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Best Actress

Cate Blanchette

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Best Actress

Brie Larson

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Best Actress

Jennifer Lawrence

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Best Actress

Charlotte Rampling

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Best Actress

Saoirse Ronan

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Rumor has it she also keeps her People's Choice Award in the cupboard because it matches her glassware.

Russell Crowe reportedly keeps his award in a chicken coop on his Australian ranch -- to inspire them to grow larger eggs.

Meanwhile, Cate Blanchett's Oscars for "Aviator" is a bit of a nomad. According to InStyle, she said, "It's been in the study recently. It moves around a bit like my family and I do."

And Timothy Hutton once shared that his sister put his statue in the fridge during a party as a gag ... and he left it there.

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