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Oscar 'losers' win gift $50,000 goodie bag

Oscar 'losers' win gift $50,000 goodie bag

Feb 13 2014, 4:12am CST | by

Oscar nominees who don't win the coveted prize will be given gift bags worth more than $55,000. Hollywood stars will be attending the Academy Awards on March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles...

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Oscar 'losers' win gift $50,000 goodie bag

Feb 13 2014, 4:12am CST | by

Oscar nominees who don't win the coveted prize will be given gift bags worth more than $55,000.

Hollywood stars will be attending the Academy Awards on March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles and those who are in the line-up for Best Actor/Actress, Supporting Actor/Actress and Director categories will be taking home Distinctive Assets' Everybody Wins gift bags if they don't win the prestigious award.

According to Variety.com, the gifts will include a wine/chocolate flight pairing from Chocolatines, vacation packages to the Canadian Rockies, Mexico and Japan, Swiss-made Slow Watches, Jan Lewis Designs bangle bracelets, in addition to teas and spa treatments.

Distinctive Assets founder Lash Fary said: ''To be part of the film industry's biggest night on any level is thrilling.

''We always look forward to introducing celebrities to an array of companies with fabulous gifts to share, but it's particularly fun to be able to do so when you know it will truly brighten someone's day.''

They stars who receive these gift bags will also be given the opportunity to donate 10,000 meals of Halo natural pet food - which Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres is ambassador of - to an animal shelter of their choice.

Oscar nominees include:

Best Actor:

Christian Bale - American Hustle

Bruce Dern - Nebraska

Leonardo DiCaprio - The Wolf of Wall Street

Chiwetel Ejiofor - 12 Years a Slave

Matthew McConaughey - Dallas Buyers Club

Best Actress:

Amy Adams - American Hustle

Cate Blanchett - Blue Jasmine

Sandra Bullock - Gravity

Judi Dench - Philomena

Meryl Streep - August: Osage County

Best Supporting Actor:

Barkhad Abdi - Captain Phillips

Bradley Cooper - American Hustle

Michael Fassbender - 12 Years a Slave

Jonah Hill - The Wolf of Wall Street

Jared Leto - Dallas Buyers Club

Best Supporting Actress:

Sally Hawkins - Blue Jasmine

Jennifer Lawrence - American Hustle

Lupita Nyong'o - 12 Years a Slave

Julia Roberts - August: Osage County

June Squibb - Nebraska

Best Director:

Alfonso Cuarón - Gravity

Steve McQueen - 12 Years a Slave

Alexander Payne - Nebraska

David O. Russell - American Hustle

Martin Scorsese - The Wolf of Wall Street

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