Oscar Winning Actress Now Struggling to Pay Rent

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Surviving in Hollywood takes more than just winning an Oscar as this two time winning Academy Award actress is now struggling to pay rent.

The Academy Awards is the most coveted award for any actor in the movie industry. Typically, the Oscars brings actors endorsement deals, bigger movie deals, and notoriety. But, for some Oscar winners, a victory can only last so long. IN TREATMENT Dianne Wiest, the 66-year-old actress, told the New York Times that she is facing money issues due to lack of high paying work. West earned Oscars for her supporting roles in 1986's Hannah and Her Sisters and 1994's Bullets Over Broadway, both movies were directed by Woody Allen. However, after landing those roles she was only getting offered to play "a nice mom, and that's it. That's all that ever came, except in theater." "I have to move out of my apartment soon," Wiest said of her struggle to cover her rent. Wiest pointed out that she doesn't plan on trying to write her own roles. "I think that if it's meant to happen, it will happen,” she said. “Which is I guess a real sign of stupidity." What do you think? Discuss this story with fellow Project Casting fans on Facebook. On Twitter, follow us at @projectcasting.