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Wolfgang Puck backs Christoph Waltz

Published 05/03/2010 | 10:56

Wolfgang Puck wants Christoph Waltz to win the best supporting actor Oscar
Wolfgang Puck wants Christoph Waltz to win the best supporting actor Oscar

Christoph Waltz has picked up a growing army of fans since making Inglourious Basterds, including celebrity chef Wolfgang Puck.

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Speaking outside of the Kodak Theatre where all the action is set to take place, the chef - who will be cooking for the stars after the ceremony finishes at this year's Governor's Ball - said his loyalties are with Christoph picking up a statuette on Sunday.

He said: "We have an Austrian nominated as Best Supporting Actor, Christoph Waltz - I have to root for him, I was rooting for the Austrian skiers during the Olympics and they didn't win anything so I think we've got a second chance now!"

The chef promised to give the Austrian star a little taste of home should he win.

"I'll get him a Weiner Schnitzel on Monday if the Austrian wins," he laughed. "We have to give him some Austrian food."

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