Trophy Swipe!

Tatum O’Neal Steals Back Her Oscar

It's only a golden statue — but it belongs to ME!

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Tatum O’Neal, still the youngest person to ever win an Academy Award, said her Oscar is finally back where it belongs — with her!

Ten-year-old Tatum took home the Best Supporting Actress trophy in 1974 for the film “Paper Moon,” performing opposite her now-ailing and no-longer estranged father, Ryan O’Neal.

“Tatum grouses that her father kept possession of her hard-earned trophy,” a pal of the actress told The National ENQUIRER.

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“He displayed it above a TV set in his house for decades,” said the source.

“So a few years ago, she snuck into his place when he wasn’t there — and took it!”