Stella Award                 In 1992, 79 year old                 Stella Liebeck spilt a                 hot McDonalds    ...
Golden Collar AwardRemember Lassie? Whatever happens to the animalactors of the film world?Well now they have theirvery ow...
Foot in Mouth Award                  The Foot in Mouth                  Award recognises                  human stupidity ...
Shorty AwardAlso known as the“shorties”, the ShortyAwards celebrate peopleproviding content in shortform across the platfo...
Golden Raspberry Award                     The Golden                     Raspberry                     (Razzie) was      ...
Phallic Building AwardPerhaps one of the morebizarre awards, the MostPhallic Building in theWorld Award is for, well,build...
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Awards are usually a reason to celebrate an achievement. But there are some that are awarded for the wrong reasons. Read about the weird award ceremonies that exist.

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Crazy awards

  1. 1. Stella Award In 1992, 79 year old Stella Liebeck spilt a hot McDonalds coffee over herself, suffering 3rd degree burns. She subsequently sued the company and was awarded $2.9 million. The Stella Award celebrates the insane lawsuits that are brought to court. ©Prweb
  2. 2. Golden Collar AwardRemember Lassie? Whatever happens to the animalactors of the film world?Well now they have theirvery own awards ceremonyto honour the best dogs ofcinema and television.Created in 2012, one of thefirst winners of the awardwas Uggie who won BestDog in Theatrical Film forhis role in The Artist. ©Petsugar
  3. 3. Foot in Mouth Award The Foot in Mouth Award recognises human stupidity and annually awards one public figure who has made a “baffling comment”. This year the award was given to Mitt Romney for a variety of ridiculous phrases including “I love this state. The trees are the right height”.
  4. 4. Shorty AwardAlso known as the“shorties”, the ShortyAwards celebrate peopleproviding content in shortform across the platformsof Twitter, Facebook,Tumblr, YouTube andFourSquare in real time. ©Matmi
  5. 5. Golden Raspberry Award The Golden Raspberry (Razzie) was founded in 1981 by John J. B. Wilson with the first ceremony held in Wilson’s own living room. The Razzies trophies are awarded to the worst of the film industry with categories ranging from Worst Actor to Worst Screen ©Wikipedia
  6. 6. Phallic Building AwardPerhaps one of the morebizarre awards, the MostPhallic Building in theWorld Award is for, well,buildings that look likepenises. The winner thisyear is the water tower ofYpsilanti (pictured right),lovingly nicknamed the“brick dick” by locals.

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