The Oscars held last night staged an epic Steve Harvey moment when they had the presenters for the final award, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway incorrectly announce the winners of the ‘Best Picture’ award as La La Land instead of Moonlight.
Producers of La La Land noticed the mistake when they were halfway of giving their speech.
“There’s a mistake. ‘Moonlight’ you guys won best picture,” Jordan Horowitz said to the shocked Dolby Theater audience.
“This is not a joke, come up here” the rest of the crew on stage added. “Moonlight has won best picture.”
Beatty then returned to the microphone to explain: “I want to tell you what happened. I opened the envelope and it said Emma Stone, ‘La La Land.’ That’s why I took such a long look at Faye and at you. I wasn’t trying to be funny.”
“Moonlight” beat out “La La Land,” “Hidden Figures,” “Manchester by the Sea,” “Arrival,” “Hacksaw Ridge,” “Hell or High Water,” “Lion,” and “Fences.
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