John Oliver's HBO Show Bought Russell Crowe's 'Cinderella Man' Jockstrap for $7000

Along with that piece the HBO show also bought a pair of shorts and robe from the 2005 boxing film 'Cinderella Man.' Also purchased was a hood Crowe wore in 'Robin Hood' and a vest he wore in 'Les Misérables,' among other

The host also announced big plans to donate the goods to one of the last remaining Blockbuster video stores in the United States, specifically in Alaska, to help boost their business.

As you may have already heard, Russell Crowe generated quite a few headlines recently when he held a 'divorce auction' to raise money for just that - his divorce from wife Danielle Spencer.

Among the items: A leather jockstrap from the 2005 movie "Cinderella Man" that Oliver purportedly paid more than $7,000 for. Crowe said he made $3.7 million from over 200 items, including furniture, guitars and movie souvenirs - but the jockstrap may have gotten the most attention.

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"People who come in, they'll walk around and you know that person hasn't been in a Blockbuster in a long time, you can tell because they'll also be like, 'Oh my God, can't believe you guys are still here, '" Dani Provence said. "What we didn't do is buy anything else at that auction... except we did though". Oliver noted that of the four independently-owned Blockbuster stores left in America, three are located in Alaska.

Oliver then revealed that he'd actually bought a bunch of the memorabilia, including Crowe and Denzel Washington's chairs from the set of "American Gangster" and the vest Crowe wore in the film "Les Miserables". "But if they are going to give it to us a blockbuster video in Alaska ..."

'To the manager of the only remaining Blockbuster in Anchorage, Alaska: "Just call us in next 48 hour and we will send it to you", Oliver announced. "We did though. We absolutely did", he said, moments later.

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