Russell Crowe cut up from his spouse, Danielle Spencer, in 2012. Then he parted methods along with his stuff on Saturday, April 7, at a Sotheby’s charity public sale titled “The Artwork of Divorce” in Sydney, Australia. And it was a smashing success: the Oscar winner raked in additional than $three million.
Objects on the block— there have been greater than 200! — included the breastplate he wore in 2000 Finest Image Gladiator, which bought for $125,000. The matching wrist cuffs fetched $32,000. The Lovely Thoughts actor additionally bought a pair of satin boxers, his Doc Marten boots from 1992 film Stomper Romper and a Mercedes-Benz. Per The New York Times, a notice subsequent to the 2001 sedan learn, “One among Russell Crowe’s private vehicles. This car additionally served as one of many wedding ceremony vehicles on the day of his marriage to Danielle Spencer on 7 April 2003.”
His Cinderella Man leather-based jockstrap went for $7,000. “I put it within the assortment as a bit of caprice and a little bit of gag,” Crowe informed Good Morning Britain on Friday. “Humorous sufficient, it’s garnered a whole lot of consideration.”
The occasion, which was streamed dwell on Fb, fell on Crowe’s birthday 54th birthday and what would have been his 15-year wedding ceremony anniversary.
The New Zealand native was happy with how the night time went down. “In case anybody is . . . $three.7 on the coal face and round $350ok of conversations ongoing . . . and a bunch of stuff I didn’t actually need to promote coming dwelling,” he joked on Twitter on Saturday night time. “Not a foul hourly fee for a 5 hour shift.”
The public sale raised cash for the A.C.M.F charity, an Australia-based group that gives music applications and devices for deprived youth.
Crowe and Spencer share youngsters Tennyson, 11, and Charles, 14.
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