John Oliver's HBO Show Bought Russell Crowe's 'Cinderella Man' Jockstrap for $7000

John Oliver's HBO Show Bought Russell Crowe's 'Cinderella Man' Jockstrap for $7000

John Oliver's HBO Show Bought Russell Crowe's 'Cinderella Man' Jockstrap for $7000

John Oliver and Last Week Tonight gang coughed up $7K in the winning bid for that jockstrap Russell Crowe wore in Cinderella Man.

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Fast forward several weeks to the date of the auction, where someone reportedly purchased that jockstrap for $7,000.

"There has been some speculation out there that we were the ones who bought that jockstrap, and I will admit that it does sound like something we would do", Oliver said.

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Blockbuster was once synonymous with movie nights with thousands of video rental stores across the country, but today has just a handful of locations still operating. "I'm sorry it wasn't us, we didn't buy it..." before he immediately added: "We did, we absolutely did!" He also plans to send shorts and robe from the '05 boxing film, a hood from Robin Hood, and a vest from Les Miserables. Oliver also said the show didn't buy any other items, before again reneging, and showing that Last Week Tonight actually obtained multiple other Crowe-based items at the celebratory divorce auction. Oliver bought Crowe's memorabilia so that it can be featured in Blockbuster's Anchorage, Alaska location as a "fun, movie-themed way to draw people in" and keep its doors open.

Oliver addressed "the manager of the only remaining Blockbuster in Anchorage", saying, "Just call us in the next 48 hours, and we will send it to you".

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