John Oliver Reveals Reason He Paid $7000 For Russell Crowe's Leather Jockstrap

Yep, John Oliver Just Bought The 'Cinderella Man' Jockstrap From Russell Crowe's Sydney Auction

Watch: John Oliver reveals that he bought Russell Crowe's jockstrap for a very strange reason

The host also announced big plans to donate the goods to one of the last remaining Blockbuster video stores in the U.S., specifically in Alaska, to help boost their business. Have a look at the video below, if you're not scrambling to complete your own taxes before they're due on April 17.

Oliver discussed the threat to the last Blockbuster store on the show before revealing his purchases. He also successfully bid on Crowe's vest from "Les Mierables", his hood from "Robin Hood", and the set chairs used by Crowe and Denzel Washington in "American Gangster".

Among the items: A leather jockstrap from the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" that Oliver purportedly paid more than $7,000 for.

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According to People magazine, Crowe sold the items last week in an auction titled "The Art of Divorce" after splitting from Danielle Spencer, his wife of 9 years.

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Oliver kicked off the fun reveal explaining that a few Blockbusters had survived in Alaska long after they had disappeared in the continental US because of slower streaming services and more expensive rates in that state, but they had slowly died off.

Oliver addressed "the manager of the only remaining Blockbuster in Anchorage", saying, "Just call us in the next 48 hours, and we will send it to you".

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