Oscar Nominee Gift Bags Are Worth $100,000!
Preliminary ratings data indicates this year's Academy Award show may have had the lowest viewership in years. Did you know the top 25 nominees received gift bags worth $100,000 each? The Business Insider reports, the bags were sent to the nominees in the days leading up to the event. The swag bags are provided by Distinctive Assets, an entity independent of the motion picture academy. The contents include a getaway to Tanzania, valued at $40,000, a weeklong stay at California's Golden Door Spa, worth $8,500, and a 6 night, 7 day Hawaiian getaway. Looks like I'm in the wrong line of work!