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Ed Norton has common sense

According to New York magazine, there'll be no swanky swag at the Oscars or Golden Globes, courtesy of the only sane man in Hollywood, Edward Norton. The awards have scrapped giving out gift bags worth in the ballpark of $100K, because the actor complained so much, and the IRS also was getting wind of the extent of the freebies. Norton says:

"Picking through $35,000 gift baskets is disgusting and shameful. My suggestion was to have the Academy commit to charitable contributions in the name of the winners."

It makes a ton of sense, the last group that needs freebies are rich spoiled actors. But personally, I can't really see the point, I dip endangered baby pandas in gold, only to throw them away because they bore me.