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Winning an Oscar is priceless, but selling it gets you exactly $10

Winning an Oscar is priceless, but selling it gets you exactly $10

For those who win an Academy Award, that gleaming, iconic Oscar represents a validation of filmmaking excellence that money can't buy.

Or can it?

If Oscar winners or their heirs ever try to sell the gold-plated statuette bearing their name — be it Robert DeNiro, Jennifer Lawrence or Meryl Streep — they will hear from the academy's lawyers.

And the attorneys will make them an offer they can't refuse: Sell it back to the academy for $10.

If they don't, the Oscar goes to ... court.

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