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Scottish actor James McAvoy arrives for the 91st Annual Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, United States, on Feb. 24. (AFP/Mark Ralston)
Split star James McAvoy did something quite unusual at the Oscars in Hollywood.
Equipped with a red Sharpie marker and a white button-down he was asking present A-listers to sign their autographs throughout the night. Now, he is auctioning off the priceless shirt fully loaded with signatures, reported People.
“I went to the Oscars and got Graffiti´d by an absolute ton of acting royalty,” McAvoy, 39, posted on Instagram.
Calling all shirt and megastar lovers.I went to the oscars and got Graffiti’d by an absolute ton of acting royalty. (List of names below...I’m now a name dropper). I’m going to sweepstake this amazing shirt in aid of @rmhnewyork LINK IN BIO .It is an incredible charity that helps house and feed children and their families whilst they battle cancer. For just 10 bucks or pounds or whatever your currency is you can have the chance to win this shirt or some great secondary prizes and help some beautiful families. Please help if you can and if you can’t thanks for reading. All the best James McAvoy. @helenmirren @kerrywashington @michelleyeoh_official @bryanaholly @brielarson @samuelljackson @michaelbjordan @amanda.peet.1972 @melissamccarthy @sophiet @joejonas @nicholashoult @karamo @lisalibs @taylorswift @rashidajones @mimisotto @princesstagramslam @charlizeafrica @zoeisabellakravitz @prideofgypsies @lanacondor @elizabethbanks @rmhnewyork @mdceleste @prized #amyadams #francesmcdormand #prizeo #shirt #shirts #sweepstakes #celebrity #celeb #oscars #whosignedtheshirt #oscarsshirt #mdcproductions #rmhnyc #pediatriccancer #childhoodcancerawareness
Signed by dozens of celebs like Charlize Theron, Joe Jonas, Kerry Washington and Taylor Swift, the priceless shirt is up for auction via a Prizeo sweepstakes. All raised funds are going to benefit the Ronald McDonald House New York. The children´s charity provides temporary housing and support for pediatric cancer patients and their families and has already received a lot of support from the Scottish actor.
“James has been a strong supporter for several years through our relationship with MDC Productions and we are so appreciative of his generosity of time that he has given to the families of Ronald McDonald House New York who have a child fighting pediatric cancer,” Ruth Browne, the CEO & president of Ronald McDonald House New York said in a statement, adding that he had gone “above and beyond” to make the initiative come to life.
Fans interested in winning the shirt covered with celebrity autographs only have to donate US$10 to Ronald McDonald House New York at prizeo.com/JamesMcAvoy. The campaign will run until May 16. (sop/kes)
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