Won, lost, found…Frances McDormand's Oscar trophy

Host Jimmy Kimmel speaks at the Oscars on Sunday

Oscar victor Frances McDormand finished her acceptance speech for Best Actress in a Leading Role at Sunday's Academy Awards by saying, "I would like to leave you with two words: inclusion rider".

The video shows a man in a tuxedo who appears to be Bryant holding an Oscar statuette highly and proudly as an onlooker cheers.

Frances McDormand, with her son Pedro, gets her Oscar engraved, shortly before it was allegedly stolen.

Sources say that Bryant remains in custody on $20,000 bail after taking the statue from McDormand's table, recording a Facebook Live video holding the trophy and then being apprehended by security at the venue.

Los Angeles police say Bryant had a ticket for the ball and he quickly yielded it when confronted by officers. My team got this tonight. "This is mine. We got it tonight, baby".

Frances McDormand almost left the Academy Awards empty-handed after someone tried to steal her coveted golden statuette but luckily it was returned to her.

It was the second time McDormand had bagged the Best Actress statuette following her win for Fargo 21 years earlier, and her acceptance speech was a highlight of the evening.

Frances, who won the award for her portrayal of Mildred Hayes in Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, had brought the award to numerous after-parties and was visibly upset when she realised it was missing.

After McDormand was reunited with her trophy, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences expressed relief.

Terry Bryant pictured with Beyonce in 2009.

Hall said in an email: "Fran and Oscar are happily reunited and are enjoying an In-N-Out Burger together".

During last night's The Late Late Show, host James Corden took a swipe at both the weird attempted theft and the fact that the after-party's renowned chef even had a personal photographer.

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