TIL that when Sacheen Littlefeather declined an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando in 1973, it took six security guards to hold John Wayne back from charging onstage to attack her; she was only allowed to speak for 60 seconds despite holding a pages-long speech penned by Brando, who refused to attend.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2021/jun/03/i-promised-brando-i-would-not-touch-his-oscar-secret-life-sacheen-littlefeather

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