Oscars bad boys (and girls)
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By Susan King
After years of being an also-ran in Hollywood, Mickey Rourke has transformed himself into this awards season's comeback kid thanks to this poignant performance in The Wrestler. But on the SAG Awards red carpet, Rourke shocked everyone by announcing his intention to participate in "Wrestlemania 25." Talk about taking Method acting to the next level!
Rourkes representatives quickly put out a statement that the actor would not be appearing and would be focusing on his acting career instead, but the gossip had already begun: Would his announcement hurt Rourkes chances for an Oscar?
A quick look back at Oscar history shows a long line of unpredictable behavior by the chosen few.