Whoopi Goldberg Was Stoned When She Won Her Oscar


Though Bruce Vilanch insists that James Franco wasn't stoned while hosting the Oscars, at least one former Oscar host has confessed to toking up before going onstage: Whoopi Goldberg. In old footage unearthed by TMZ, Goldberg confesses during a voice-over session that before she won her Academy Award for Ghost, "I smoked this wonderful joint that was the last of my homegrown," adding, "And honey, when he said my name and I popped up, I thought, 'Oh, fuck! Oh, fuck! Okay, up the stairs, one-two-three-four-five.'" Her lesson learned? "Never smoke pot before there's the possibility of having to talk to 100 million people." Suffice it to say, the New York Times won't forget her Oscar win next time around. [TMZ]