Oscars 2017 mix-up: Twitter reacts to major 'Best Picture' blunder


Rida Lodhi February 27, 2017
PHOTO: TWITTER/ @YLuka864Papey

KARACHI: The prestigious 89th Academy Awards seemed to be going smoothly on Sunday night, up until it was time for the final award giveaway: the much-coveted Best Picture announcement.

When presenter Warren Beatty went on stage to make the announcement, he never thought he would pull off a Steve Harvey. But the actor accidentally announced the award for the Actress in a Lead Role, which had already been given to Emma Stone for La La Land. 

Moonlight' wins best picture after major Oscars gaffe

The mistake was only realised when the entire cast and crew of La La Land was up on the stage, delivering its acceptance speech. The error was corrected and Moonlight was declared the rightful winner of the Best Picture trophy.

Obviously, Twitter exploded! Here is how Twitterati has gone crazy over the mishap:

When Miss Universe owned the whole incident:

However, some called Miss Universe's snarky remark to be a bit too soon:


Some loved it!

Some took it a bit too far!


This is how Twitter hilariously reacted:






Some were just unnecessarily criticising:


Have something to add in the story? Share it in the comments below. 


Replying to X

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive.

For more information, please see our Comments FAQ