Charlize Theron: LA woman bids $140?000 for 20-sec snog with SA star

2009-10-28 00:00

LOS ANGELES — Charlize Theron auctioned off a kiss for $140 000, and the winning bidder was a woman, a U.S. magazine reported on Friday.

Theron (34) took part in a live auction during a gala for the charity OneXOne on Thursday in San Francisco. She was initially selling a 2010 trip to South Africa that included World Cup tickets, a safari and a meet-and-greet with Nelson Mandela.

But she raised the stakes after bidding stalled at $37 000.

To sweeten the deal, she offered up a seven-second kiss for $130 000 to a male bidder, but a woman in the audience quickly bettered the deal to a $140 000.

Theron is in a long-term relationship with actor Stuart Townsend (36).

“My boyfriend is not here tonight,” she joked before a smooch that lasted 20 seconds.

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