We Now Know Who Actually Bought Stuff From Russell Crowe's Divorce Auction

John Oliver spends $7K on Russell Crowe’s leather jockstrap

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Oliver ended up using a heap of HBO's cash to obtain some seriously useless items from old Russell Crowe movies-most notably, Crowe's leather jockstrap from Cinderella Man.

Oliver's purchases from Crowe's auction exceed $10,000, but he brought out his wallet for a good cause: To help save one of America's last remaining Blockbuster video stores.

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People had speculated that Oliver, whose show has established a reputation for outlandish purchases and big public acts, might be behind the eye-popping figure for the garment.

"The bad news is, we didn't buy it - we did, though".

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Between the James Comey interview, USA airstrikes in Syria, and Paul Ryan's decision to not seek reelection, John Oliver had a lot of material to work in last week's packed news cycle, but the Last Week Tonight host was particularly stuned by President Trump's use of a very infamous phrase.

Along with that piece, the HBO show also bought a pair of shorts and robe from the 2005 boxing film. Because streaming services are extra expensive in Alaska, Blockbuster still reigns there, and Oliver promised that if Alaska's remaining Blockbuster contacted the show, they'd be able to display Crowe's memorabilia there.

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