The Oscar statue won by Frances McDormand for best actress in a leading role was stolen right after the ceremony. The thief was apprehended by the police and the trophy was returned to Frances.
The thief was arrested after stealing the trophy from the actress during the Governor’s Ball. Frances McDormand was celebrating winning the Oscar for her role in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” when she noticed the trophy is gone and she alerted the authorities. Her name was already engraved on the statue the moment when it was stolen.
Rosario Herrera, the representative of the Los Angeles Police Department has not provided too many details but the according to eyewitnesses, the author is a middle aged African American male.
Actress Frances McDormand won the Oscar for best actress in a leading role during the 90th edition of the Oscar Awards for her performance in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.
The award was given to Frances by actress Jennifer Lawrence and Jodie Foster. This is the second Oscar award won by Frances McDormand. She also won a Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for her role in Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri.