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Talk of town.. for wrong reasons.

HERE are some famously bad acceptance speeches.

Marlon Brando, 1973 When Brando won an Oscar for The Godfather, he sent along Sacheen Littlefeather, right, to read out a 15-page statement on Native American rights. She'd preached to a baffled audience for less than a minute when the speech was halted.

Oliver Stone, 1979 When Stone won a Golden Globe for the screenplay to Midnight Express, he ranted about US drug policy. It only ended as security guards began heading for the podium.

James Cameron, 1998 Hollywood moguls aren't known for their modesty but Titanic director James Cameron would have been well advised to tone it down a bit when he proclaimed himself "King of the World" on winning his Oscar.

Gwyneth Paltrow, 1999 Paltrow greeted her Oscar for Shakespeare In Love with an emotional outpouring of 365 words, in which she tearfully thanked just about everyone.
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