Sigourney Weaver must’ve remembered she’s old and can say whatever the hell she wants now because she’s openly attacked Oscar voters for choosing The Hurt Locker over Avatar, according to Page Six:
“Jim didn’t have breasts, and I think that was the reason,” Weaver told Brazilian news site Folha Online over the weekend. “He should have taken home that Oscar.”
In a stunning rebuke hinting at frustration in the “Avatar” camp — who applauded gracefully when “The Hurt Locker” also took the Best Picture Oscar — Weaver added, “In the past, ‘Avatar’ would have won because they [Oscar voters] loved to hand out awards to big productions, like ‘Ben-Hur.’ Today it’s fashionable to give the Oscar to a small movie that nobody saw.”
Full Disclosure: I haven’t seen Avatar yet so I can’t be objective about its merits versus The Hurt Locker’s. That being said, I’ll be damned if I let someone say tits shouldn’t be a determining factor in any decision. This is AMERICA, goddammit, land of the free. My ancestors didn’t come over here just to drink themselves stupid because they were caught fucking potatoes in Ireland. That’s only half of the story. Three quarters at best.