In a cheap shot from the Hollywood elite crowd, George W. Bush won the “Razzie” Award for worst actor of the year award on Saturday for his performance as president in “Fahrenheit 9/11”.
Bush, two members of his administration, Britney Spears and the storybook about a goat that the president was reading to children as the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks were taking place all took top honors at the “Razzie” awards, now in their 25th year…
…The president not only was named worst male actor in a leading role, he also won for being half of the year’s worst screen couple when paired with either Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice or “My Pet Goat,” the book he was reading to schoolchildren on the morning of Sept. 11.
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Footage of Bush continuing to read after being given first word of the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon was one of the key scenes in Moore’s highly critical film.
Two other “Fahrenheit” stars were “honored.” Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld was named worst supporting actor and pop star Spears won for worst supporting actress for a clip in which she declared blind faith in Bush’s policies while popping chewing gum.
I guess this means that Hollywood isn’t too impressed with those billboards down the street from the ceremonies.