Quote: "My statuette's on a shelf above my desk. So heavy. In an earthquake, it would kill somebody." Helen Hunt fears her Best Actress Oscar for 1997's As Good As It Gets could be deadly. The star was a nominee again this year, but she lost the Best Supporting Actress prize to Anne Hathaway on Sunday (24Feb13)
Fact: Oscar nominee Helen Hunt wore an eco-friendly navy gown from mass retailer H&M to the Academy Awards ceremony on Sunday (24Feb13). She said, "It was the most beautiful dress I tried on and they partner with Global Green. It was a win-win-win." The Sessions star completed her outfit with more than $700,000 (£437,500) worth of Martin Katz jewellery.
Quote: "Mine is tucked back in some corner that reflects some lack of self-esteem that I'm really working on." Helen Hunt on where she put the Oscar she won for As Good As It Gets.
Quote: "After a while, you want your clothes on. By the end, I was like, 'Get me my sweatshirt, my pants and a hamburger. I'm over it.'" Actress Helen Hunt couldn't wait to cover up after going nude for sex scenes in her role as a therapist in new movie The Sessions.
Quote: "I'm not dying to walk into a sound stage and get naked in front of a bunch of people. I think what this proves is that I'm a whore for a good story." Actress Helen Hunt on getting naked for new film The Sessions, in which she plays a hands-on sex therapist to a polio victim.
Quote: "They don't know at the rescue place any of the names of the dogs because they just show up, so they had put them in the computer under Oscar nominees. There was, like, Helena Bonham Carter, Mark Ruffalo and Geoffrey Rush and we adopted Geoffrey Rush. We changed his name to Eddie." Oscar winner Helen Hunt has adopted a pup named after the Aussie The King's Speech star from a pet shelter.
Quote: "There are all of us mortals and then there's Jack... somehow he's more charismatic and more iconic than any of us." Helen Hunt heaps praise on her As Good as It Gets co-star Jack Nicholson.
Quote: "It's sort of like a drug trip, not that I would know what that's like, but it's fun and then it's scary... like a drug trip." Actress Helen Hunt on the whirlwind of emotions she felt after winning the Best Actress Oscar for her role in 1997's As Good As It Gets.
Fact: Star Wars alumni Carrie Fisher and Ewan McGregor teamed up on Monday night (26Jan09) to host a pre-Oscar party at the actress' Los Angeles area home for Sean Penn's hit film MILK. Guests included Mick Jagger, Helen Hunt and Melanie Griffith, and, from the cast, Penn, Josh Brolin, Diego Luna and Emile Hirsch.
Quote: "I've actually seen her closet because we asked her if we can borrow some shoes for her character in the film... and she's got some good shoes in there." Helen Hunt is envious of THEN SHE FOUND ME co-star Bette Midler's shoe collection.
Quote: "I have a stepson now who's 10, and when he first saw my Oscar, he was very impressed - he thought it was a sports trophy I'd won." As Good As It Gets star Helen Hunt won over her stepson with her Academy Award.
Fact: Actresses Meryl Streep, Vanessa Williams, Helen Hunt and Kate Winslet are reaching out to teenage girls struggling with body image problems by penning essays for author WILLA SHALIT's new girl power book BECOMING MYSELF.