Oscars: Massive Best Picture Mistake Becomes Internet Gold
'La La Land' was announced as the winner, but 'Moonlight' actually won.
After a massive turn of events on Sunday night during the best picture presentation, the internet lit up with memes and GIFs referencing Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway's mistake.
La La Land was announced as the winner, but Moonlight actually won.
Most viewers likely thought the mistake was a joke, but it was made clear pretty quickly when Beatty said there was in fact a mistake.
Social media users were savage.
*checks envelope from 1998* #Oscars— Air Bud (@AIRBUD) February 27, 2017
Of course Leo tried to recycle the envelope #Oscars— Nick Nicotera (@NickNicotera) February 27, 2017
I'm starting to wonder if I got nominated for Into The Wild after all. #Oscars— Emile Hirsch (@EmileHirsch) February 27, 2017