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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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106.

carri    

She didn't seem stoned at all to me.......I think she is a big blow hard. She is so immature to brag about pot all the time. Who cares! Do what you want and shut up about it??? She is not near as cool and hip as she thinks she is..........

1218 days ago
107.

Mindy    

Actually if you ever watch The View she is pretty open about her smoking habits. Very open. So this is no shock.

1218 days ago
108.

Kar    

This is old news. Whoopi has admitted this time and time again. This was so long ago who really cares!!

1218 days ago
109.

Jenny    

I thought her speech was well said!
Maybe weed should be a requirement for the Oscar winners... calm their nerves a bit!

1217 days ago
110.

Paul Lynde    

Great Speech Whoopi! All you naysayers can go drink yourselves to death.

1217 days ago
111.

Ray    

It goes a long way to explain her do. But at least the hair distracted you from her mug. Maybe that was the whole point?

1217 days ago
112.

debschira     

u people are WORSE THAN PEREZ HILTON how bout u leave Whoopi ALONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! what is fuching wrong with you? lazy cant find anything NEW to write about? i hope she sues your azzes left, right, up, down, inside out cause she is a real tough cookie and she cant stand MORONS OUT TO MAKE A BUCK. geez now i guess i'll just not let anyone know that i read your stupid postings. Perez Hilton has gotten better, wherein you have gotten SO, SO, BAD, SHAME ON YOU.

1217 days ago
113.

saiida    

She says she smoked weed Before she won her Oscar to calm her nerves so did she now already that she was going to win? Otherwise why do it?

1217 days ago
114.

huhwhat    

She may have smoked before but she was not high on stage, no way. No matter how good it may have been, she could not have still beeen stoned, what... 2 hours later? Nope, it wears off far faster, once you get moving around it wears off, once you're around a few hundred energized people the effect would have been gone. Had she said she had eaten a cheeba chew (google it), perhaps she might have been blitzed.

Attention seeking Wh*re.

1217 days ago
115.

huhwhat    

I just saw the leave whoopi alone post... just thinking about you making a crocker video made my freaking week!!

1217 days ago
116.

doowhat    

whoopie seems cool and fun in that recording studio. i would have smoked a joint with her.

1217 days ago
117.

CN    

Who cares..Fat whooopee is pathetic..She did not deserve an oscar for that part..She was being herself..She was good in Color Purple 40 years ago RIP whopee

1217 days ago
118.

rodger    

She is proof that smoking dope makes you fat, lazy and stupid

1217 days ago
119.

jeanie     

WHO CARES?

1217 days ago
120.

s    

wow some people are *******s and whoopi got so much money nothing you say matters u may think she stupid or ugly or whatever it is you think but she rich and you not so hay

1217 days ago
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