Paul Giamatti Demands $5 For Pix With Him and Golden Globe

Celebrity News Jan. 18, 2011 AT 5:46PM
Paul Giamatti Demands $5 For Pix With Him and Golden Globe Credit: Jeff Vespa/Getty Images

For Paul Giamatti, Sunday night wasn't just about celebrating his Golden Globes win -- it was also an opportunity to pocket some cash.

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After nabbing the Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture -- Musical or Comedy for his role in the flick, Barney's Version, Giamatti charged two people five dollars a piece to snap a pic with his statue during the CAA after party at West Hollywood's Sunset Tower.

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"At first they thought he was joking," an onlooker tells "Then he says he's serious, so the guy gives him a ten dollar bill and snaps the photos with his camera phone."

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The actor was more humble when it came to discussing his victory (he also picked up a Globe in 2009).

"If it was me, I'd give it to [Johnny] Depp," he told Us backstage. "Great-looking guy!"

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