‘Moonlight’ wins best picture… after ‘La La Land’

WTF.

Feb 28, 2020, 3:49 pm*

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Audra Schroeder 

Audra Schroeder

Screengrab via ABC

The surprises didn’t stop at Gary from Chicago. The best picture category got a major shakeup Sunday night at the Oscars after it was announced La La Land won. 

NOT! 

Presenter Warren Beatty, visibly confused, hesitated when he opened the envelope. Co-presenter Faye Dunaway then flubbed the winner and announced La La Land, when in actuality Moonlight won best picture. In a surreal moment, the La La Land cast had to leave the stage, and the Moonlight cast made its way up. 

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Kimmel blamed Steve Harvey.  

As Moonlight director Barry Jenkins said: “To hell with dreams.” The heralded musical now joins a long line of Crying Jordan-covered losers. 



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*First Published: Feb 27, 2017, 12:36 am