By Bill Zwecker
HOLLYWOOD — The news in the Kodak Theatre backstage is all about “Dreamgirls” nominee Eddie Murphy’s rapid departure after losing the best supporting actor Oscar to Arkin.
It reminded many of Chicagoan Bill Murray’s early exit when he didn’t win the best actor Academy Award for “Lost in Translation.”
Murphy’s facial expression seemed to say it all as he walked out of the Kodak Theatre. He looked very sullen and grim.