That includes smoking weed before you accept your Oscar, kids. Remember that next time you’re sitting amongst the Academy in the Kodak Theater, quietly praying that they call your name to receive that golden recognition… do you really want to be stoned for that?
Whoopi says no— now. But back in 1991, she says she was definitely blazed when she received her Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of the crazy-spirit lady in eighties-smash Ghost.
Pop Eater: “Smoking cigarettes and pot every now and then are my habits. And I thought, ‘I’ve got to relax.’ So I smoked this wonderful joint that was the last of my home grown,” Goldberg explains.
The award was well deserved, if even for just her sober-seeming performance, receiving the most prestigious of awards in front of thousands of audience members and millions of television viewers, without anyone knowing the better– that’s impressive.
If smoking the good stuff is going to make us like you, Whoopi, we’ll happily take a puff of your home-grown goodness. We think, we’ll keep our eyebrows, however. Only you are bad ass enough to pull that one off.
But please, pass that j.