Oscar Night Delivery Nets Pizza Man $1,000 Tip

LOS ANGELES (March 4, 2014) Edgar Martirosyan, the deliveryman who provided pizza to the stars at the Oscars, has received a $1,000 tip from Academy Awards host Ellen DeGeneres.

The tip included money collected from A-list celebrities who at the pizza during the ceremony Sunday as well as from DeGeneres herself.

Martirosyan received the tip during a visit Monday to "The Ellen DeGeneres Show."

DeGeneres said she passed Pharrell Williams' oversized hat at the Oscars and collected about $600, then contributed more.

The Big Mama's & Papa's deliveryman said he had already gotten a reward, serving Julia Roberts, whom he called the woman of his dreams.

DeGeneres received her own Oscars spiff.

Her talk show's producer, Telepictures Productions, says Monday's episode was the highest-rated in the series' 11-year history.


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