WOW: Experts Say ‘American Sniper’ Won’t Win Best Picture Because of the Fake Baby

Thanks a lot, fake plastic baby. Experts are saying that American Sniper won’t get the Oscar because of a fake baby doll that caused commotion on the internet.

Of the seven panelists, five believe that Boyhood will win Best Picture, while the other two think the winner will be Birdman. Wait, what about American Sniper? Doesn’t Michael Moore’s favorite filmhave all the so-called momentum? It did, until a jerk baby ruined everything.

The prop baby in the film caused a big stir on the Internet and Hammond believes it will singlehandedly be the reason the film won’t win [Best Picture]. According to Hammond, the story goes that on the day of shooting, the real baby had a fever and could not shoot. The backup baby was a no show and so the notoriously impatient director Clint Eastwood said to go get the doll. And scene.

Read more: Uproxx


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