Terry Bryant is the man who allegedly stole actress Frances McDormand’s Oscar and has since been arrested. The 60-year-old icon, recently snatched her second Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in “Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.”
Following the Hollywood ceremony which took place at the Dolby Theatre, Frances and her crew as well as numerous stars, made their way to the Governors Ball after party. Reports say, Terry Bryant took the gold statuette at the Governors Ball.
Terry, a 47-year-old man, allegedly grabbed Frances’ award and ‘ran out with it’ as described by a NY Time reporter. Since then, Bryant has been arrested on suspicion of felony grand theft. An LAPD spokeswoman revealed, the trophy thief had a ticket for the ball and is being held in custody on $20,000 bail.
Terrence “Terry” Bryant Jr., lives in Beverly Hills and goes by the nickname DjMatari. After he took the Oscar he actually went and posted a video to Facebook. In it, he appears thrilled to have allegedly ‘won’ the award and claims multiple times that the award is his.
Bryant is listed on the social media platform as a United Nations Ambassador Of Peace.
According to numerous reports, Terry Bryant was stopped by a photographer working for celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck. The man who is yet to be identified, seized the man and ultimately, the Oscar –which has been returned to McDormand.
Frances McDormand has made a career playing brash, unconventional, tough women. She’s a true original who doesn’t fit into any Hollywood archetype. Most recently she played a vengeance-seeking mother who is let down by the authorities after her daughter is raped and murdered on ‘Three Billboards.’ During her acceptance speech she asked all women nominated across each category to stand up and be counted in aim to the #MeToo movement.
She is one of the few actresses who have achieved what is known as ‘the triple crown of acting’ having received two Oscars, Two Emmys and a Tony Award. She won her first Oscar over two decades ago for her participation on Fargo. Other credits under her belt include Almost Famous, Mississippi Burning, Burn After Reading, Transformers: Dark of the Moon and The Man Who Wasn’t There.