OSCAR THE GRINCH: How badly does Jim Carrey want to host this year’s Academy Awards? After seven-time host Billy Crystal bowed out and suggested Jim as a replacement, the “Grinch” star called Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences officials and said he’d be THRILLED to get the job! Oscar honchos fear the comic’s wacky ad-libbing could get out of control, but said they’ll consider him. Stay tuned.
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