Academy—and others—scramble after Best Picture Oscar mishap

Actors Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty mistakenly announced ‘La La Land’ as the winner of the evening, instead of the rightful victor, ‘Moonlight.’ Social media users ridiculed the debacle.

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“Moonlight”—a coming-of-age film about a homosexual black boy—made waves by winning the Best Picture from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences during the 89th Academy Awards on Sunday night.

However, the win was overshadowed when Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty mistakenly announced that “La La Land” had taken secured the Oscar.

Here’s the entire flub, in its cringe-worthy glory:

The full video of the #Oscars massacre. I felt bad for everyone. #MoonlightGate #Envelopegate

— XO🚀 (@IamHR2512) February 27, 2017

Hollywood Reporter wrote:

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