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Whoopi:

I Smoked WEED

Before My Oscar Speech!

3/24/2011 9:00 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Whoopi Goldberg smoked a BIG, FAT JOINT before she won her Oscar in 1991 -- and was stoned off her ass during the victory speech ... so said the actress herself in never-before-seen footage obtained by TMZ.

Whoopi Goldberg

An unabashed Whoopi dropped the bombshell during a voice-over recording session for the movie, "The Pagemaster" back in 1992.

Whoopi explained how she smoked a "wonderful joint" to help calm her nerves before winning the Best Supporting Actress award for "Ghost" ... and was so high during the award show, she had to mentally coach herself on to the stage. 

Whoopi Goldberg WeedAfter the Oscars, Goldberg says she got a call from her mother -- who could tell Whoopi had smoked weed because of her "glistening eyes."

Whoopi noted, "Just because I do it doesn't mean you should do it."

Check out Whoopi's speech -- can you tell she was baked?

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91.

janalal4    

Ah who cares?! Her eyes look a bit funny but her speech was fine. She's excited. She doesn't sound 'stoned' by any stretch. I remember this & if anyone deserved to win that it was definitely Whoopi that year. What a performance:)

1309 days ago
92.

The Dude    

this reminded me to wake and bake! yea, it's 1pm. What! What! Life of a musician is nice. Peace out.

1309 days ago
93.

PaulWS    

Don't care if she was stoned, I'm just glad I don't have to see this moron in movies anymore.

1309 days ago
94.

fastdriver    

I agree with this statement that someone made-

"This was back when Whoopi had a personality and was energetic and funny. She seems comatose any time I see her on tv now."

Not only comatose, but rude and nasty most of the time. When she can't stand a guest she sits there pouting or in the case of Bill O'Reilly, gets up like a jerk and walks off stage with that other loud mouth idiot. In addition, she dresses like a bag lady!

I have NO clue how a CLASSY LADY like Barbara Walters can stand ANY of them! Elizabeth knows it all. The other one that has the son and is getting married AGAIN lives in a fantasy world. The first time she got married all she EVER talked about was her husband to be and how wonderful he was, and how great the wedding was going to be etc. That didn't last long!

I don't think I could live with ANY of them for more that one day except Barbara Walters!

1309 days ago
95.

Sloane    

in regards to posting 104
Posted at 2:03 PM on Mar 24, 2011 by fastdriver
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you forgot to mention Joy Behar
who spews her venom and hatred for certain people in the thinly veiled guise of a joke
trying to claim because she's a "comedian" it's OK to say the the things she does
she doesn't get it that we can tell difference

1309 days ago
96.

InsaneClownPosseChaos    

Caryn Elaine Johnson - See The San Diego Reader for some great interviews with local folk who gave their names and have some very telling stories about Ms. Thing and her real feelings about Whites back in the day. During her San Diego stay, she had a number of non-theatrical jobs, from bricklayer and funeral parlor cosmetician to part-time dishwasher at the Big Kitchen restaurant in Golden Hill. Not Pretty. Old Ms. Thing same angry person as the Young Ms. Thing.

1309 days ago
97.

tlynn    

So f'n what!! She smoked a joint that night, Paris, Lindsay, Charlie Sheen & Tiger's whore are sniffing, snorting, shooting up then and now. Half the people at the awards show were drunk, high on their choice or stoned. What's the differece and what's the big f'n deal here folks? To each his own.

1309 days ago
98.

hotbitch    

WELL SAID, EASY #86!!! I agree with you 100%. As long as alcohol and tobacco are legal, which kill people DAILY, then you have NO argument against weed, period. The only reason the media/government want you to think it's sooo bad is because they haven't figured out how to tax it yet.

1309 days ago
99.

Rich     

After that perfect acceptance speech, I suggest all the "blow hard" actors take a hit of weed and simply get up there and in a minute or two accept the tribute.

1309 days ago
100.

Jennifer    

Journalism 101 - Make sure your story is current. This is news today, why?

1309 days ago
101.

Falcon    

Who Cares????????????????

1309 days ago
102.

jabby    

She sounded great, Melissa Leo could have used some. Jack Nicholson always looks high at the awards shows, so what?

1309 days ago
103.

justagirl    

Love you Whoopie! You rock!

1309 days ago
104.

Q    

All the more reason she should never be mentioned again, like she was left out recently, in any mention or honor of Black Stars who have won Oscars----she makes a mockery of something that has been an Honor for Generations.

Continue to leave her name off anything to do with the word Oscar.

1309 days ago
105.

Sherry    

WHO CARES !!!

1309 days ago
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