Sunday night’s Oscars turned into a real doozy when Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway presented “La La Land” with the Best Picture award even though “Moonlight” was the real winer.
Beatty was apparently handed the wrong envelope offstage, and PricewaterhouseCoopers ― the company behind the ballot counting ― apologized for the disappointing error in a statement.
“We sincerely apologize to Moonlight, La La Land, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for Best Picture,” the statement read. “The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was immediately corrected. We are currently investigating how this could have happened, and deeply regret that this occurred.”
Which got people on Twitter thinking: What if election night had gone the same way?