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John Travolta Comments On Idina Menzel 'Adele Dazeem' Gaffe

03/04/2014 05:54 pm ET | Updated Mar 05, 2014

John Travolta has exited a kingdom of isolation to make a statement about his now-infamous Idina Menzel gaffe during Sunday's Oscars.

"I've been beating myself up all day. Then I thought ... what would Idina Menzel say ... 'She'd say, Let it go, let it go!'" Travolta, who introduced Menzel as "Adele Dazeem," said via his publicist. "Idina is incredibly talented and I am so happy 'Frozen' took home two Oscars Sunday night!"

Travolta's flub was an instant viral smash, spawning fake Twitter accounts (here's our favorite) and the "Adele Dazeem Name Generator" (HuffPost Entertainment becomes Hubert Edjans). According to E! News, Menzel herself was not fazed by the mistake: "She thought it was so funny. She was like, 'What are you going to do?'" a source told the website.

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