Jean Dujardin from the smash hit silent movie "The Artist" has become a mute.
In a ironic yet dramatic series of events, the actor has permanently lost the use of his voice.
The news broke not long after the oscars where "The Artist" won numerous of awards including best actor for Dujardin.
After a 24 hours binge of drink and drugs celebrating their victory, the star woke up speechless. We have only heard that about Dujardin's accident due to the fact that he wanted to keep things quiet.
Whilst Dujardin won't give a direct qoute as he is remaning in his home silent untill doctors fix his voice. His manager had this to say "I don't understand why jean is mad, The Artist has brought silent movies back into the mainstream and this accident will make him the king of the mutes and a massive star throughout the silent movie genre." There are also talks of a buddy cop movie entitled "Silent but Deadly" for Dujardin and Kevin Smith as his character Silent Bob.