Skip to comments.Moonlight wins Best Picture at Oscars after shocking La La Land mix-up
Posted on 02/27/2017 2:55:33 AM PST by SkyPilot
In the most shocking mix-up in Oscars history, Moonlight won best picture at the Academy Awards but only after presenter Faye Dunaway announced La La Land as the winner, setting off mass confusion inside the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.
I want to tell you what happened, co-presenter Warren Beatty explained after the mix-up was revealed. I opened the envelope, and it said Emma Stone, La La Land. Thats why I took such a long look at Faye and at you. I wasnt trying to be funny.
Well, I dont know what happened. I blame myself for this, Kimmel joked after the moment. Lets remember, its just an awards show. I mean, we hate to see people disappointed, but the good news is we got to see some extra speeches. We have some great movies. I knew I would screw this show up, I really did. Thank you for watching. Im back to work tomorrow night on my regular show. I promise Ill never come back. Good night!
Speaking after the mix-up had been rectified, Moonlight director Barry Jenkins said, Very clearly, very clearly in my dreams this could not be true. But to hell with my dreams. Im done with it because this is true. Oh my goodness.
He added a note of praise to his La La Land opponents: And I have to say it is true. Its not fake. Weve been on the road with these guys for so long. My love to La La Land. My love to everybody. Man.
After the Oscars, PricewaterhouseCoopers which tabulates the Oscar votes released a statement apologizing for the flub: We sincerely apologize to Moonlight, La La Land, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement...
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Check out Kimmel and the guy behind him in the headset. Love winning.
A PWC accountant should have been off stage and stopped the error in 30 seconds.
Maybe “La La Land” can get a participation trophy so they don’t go away disappointed? I know that they are the victim in all this, but this is the way liberals solve problems — break the cookie in half.
Fake News- for publicity!
After 3 1/2 hours of Trump bashing, the Oscars had their biggest awards flub disaster in history and announced La La Land as the winner.
Then, it was announced it was a mistake, and the director and cast of Moonlight took the stage.
The flub was probably just a mistake, although they still cannot explain how it happened. Was Moonlight rigged to "win" at the last minute or very recently?
Also, the historical revisionist "Hidden Figures" was also nominated for numerous awards.
This movie, inaccurately, states that NASA was saved by black mathematical geniuses who made math calculations regarding orbits.
While there was a woman, who was 1/4 black, who worked at NASA, the entire story is complete bunk and massive exaggeration. I believe the movie was conceived, written, and produced as yet another gift to the BLM and "Boycott Oscars So White!" crowd.
The real Katherine Johnson even stated she never faced any discrimination at NASA. It was all manufactured for the script.
La La Land had been charged as "racist" by many, including Kareem Abdul Jabar.
What a disaster. But Hollywood deserved to fall on its face last night.
They were so consumed with their hate for Trump, country and the flag that they did not plan out the show properly. I don’t care who won best picture. It does not matter to me and these self-absorbed jackasses can wallow in their hate.
The Oscars were heisted by Bonnie and Clyde!
No one can convince me that "Moonlight" winning Best Picture was not Affirmative Action and political correctness.
Can you say “over-compensation”? I thought I was watching the BET awards.
That twerp Jimmy Kimmel made an apology to Sweden for the riots, and blamed Trump for them.
Outragous, but predictable.
It won't be long before Hollywood blames Trump for this epic awards disaster.
But I have not watched the Oscar presentation live in years.
When you hire master of ceremonies like this, well, forget it.
I saw this coming after the 2016 protests.
The truth is, most of the "black" movies are unwatchable propaganda or they just suck as entertainment.
LOLOLOL the fools they are . ..
How long before Al “Lollipop Head” Sharpton blames Trump for the ‘racist’ snafu? You know some irate PWC bean counter slipped in a different envelope to protest the fake affirmative action ‘win’ for the BLM movie.
They had to call an audible when they realized not enough Oscars went to blacks this year. Quota check.
Hey, Lew, shut up and play basketball!
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