It could be said that for anybody who wins an Oscar the award will never shine quite as brightly as the night you won it.
But that certainly isn’t the case for Javier Bardem and his wife Penelope Cruz, because both had their Oscars turned into bedside lamps.
He tells Conan O’Brien: “It’s the truth. We put some light bulbs on them and always switch them on to read with them.”
And jokes: “We make sure to read lots of books because that’s the only way to remind ourselves of how good we are at acting, so the Oscars can always be on.”
For the record, Javier won his lamp for No Country for Old Men, while Cruz’s got her book light for Vicky Cristina Barcelona.
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