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John Oliver buys Russell Crowe's jockstrap for Alaskan Blockbuster store

Comedian reveals he paid A$80,000 at auction for memorabilia which he plans to donate to struggling video shopJohn Oliver has revealed he is the dubiously proud owner of Russell Crowe’s leather jockstrap after a successful A$7,000 phone bid during the actor’s “divorce auction” this month. After paying $8,540 including the buyer’s premium, Oliver acknowledged it was “a big price to pay just to find out what Russell Crowe’s balls smelled like in 2005” – but it’s only a portion of what Last Week Tonight spent on “a bunch of pointless...

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Published By: theguardian.com - Tuesday, 17 April