Colin Firth reportedly left his Oscar gong in the toilet at the award’s ceremony.

The Best Actor Winner is said to have left the statuette on top of the loo, but luckily an attendant spotted it and chased after the star to hand it back to him.

Perhaps Colin was a little tipsy?

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“Everyone was trying to buy him drinks,” a source told The Mirror. “He may be 50 but he knows how to party and was determined to make the most of the occasion.”

During his acceptance speech, Firth said: “I’m afraid I have to warn you that I’m experiencing stirrings.

“Somewhere in the upper abdominals which are threatening to form themselves into dance moves. Joyous as they may be for me, it would be extremely problematic if they make it to my legs before I get off stage.”

But Firth must have changed his mind, as at the after party, he is reported to have hit the dancefloor.