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Oscar love curse

The Oscar love curse or Oscar curse is a superstition that the woman who wins the Academy Award for Best Actress will have her boyfriend or husband cheat on her or divorce her soon after.[1][2][3][4] It has also been applied to the Best Supporting Actress.


Best Actress

Best Supporting Actress


Some actresses have managed to "break" the curse. On even rarer occasions, actresses (e.g., Maggie Smith) both experience and break the curse.

Best Actress

Best Supporting Actress

See also


  1. ^ The 30th Academy Awards were held on March 26, 1958.
  2. ^ The 1962 annulment of Loren and Ponti's marriage was for legal, rather than personal reasons. Loren and Ponti were later legitimately married on April 9, 1966.


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