Celebrated Hollywood actor Samuel L Jackson states that he only goes to Oscars for collecting the goody bags. The actor said though the goody bags are not given to the presenters anymore, he would not attend Oscars until he is given a goody bag.
"I was presenting. I was you know, you always go for the goody basket. Now they stopped giving them to presenters. Now they just give them to people who are nominated, so I'm done with that, only if I'm getting a goody bag," Said Samuel L Jackson in a statement.
"Yes, it's all about the basket. Yeah, I mean years ago it used to be a lot of money. The first time I went, I remember going to rehearsal and they giving me a basket at rehearsals and Jack Nicholson was nominated that year." Samuel L Jackson added further.
"He came out with this basket and he actually gave it to somebody in the crowd that was in the back waiting, worth tons of money." Added the actor.
Samuel L Jackson added that, the advantage of being famous is getting free stuff, and the actor also said that everybody irrespective of him being famous or not, love to get free stuff.
"Everybody likes free stuff. That's my answer to the question, what's the best thing about being famous? Free stuff," Said Samuel L Jackson.