The Biggest Flub In Oscars History Is Predictably A Huge Meme Now
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(Except for 'Australia's Next Top Model' in 2010 or Miss Universe in 2016.)
And there's a not-totally-unfounded chance that it was all Leonardo DiCaprio's fault.
This is a fuck-up of the highest order, and you've gotta feel at least a little bit bad for the' La La Land' guys. Still, they handled the situation with dignity and grace, and 'Moonlight' absolutely deserved to win.
But christ-a-live, these flubs don't happen too often, and reactions have been exactly what you'd expect.
WHAT— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) February 27, 2017
Warren Beatty looking at the card trying to figure out how Emma Stone could win Best Picture pic.twitter.com/NkQrmYDHwg— spencer claus (@spxncxrx) February 27, 2017
Watching and re-watching the end of the Oscars like it's the Zapruder film— James Poniewozik (@poniewozik) February 27, 2017
Warren Beatty just pulled a Steve Harvey. MOONLIGHT won Best Picture. Unreal. #Oscars— Marlow Stern (@MarlowNYC) February 27, 2017
ALL THE WHITE PEOPLE ON STAGE BEING REPLACED BY BLACK PEOPLE IS A METAPHOR IF I HAVE EVER SEEN ONE. #Oscars— Charlotte Abotsi (@CharlotteAbotsi) February 27, 2017
In the space of about 30-seconds flat, the shot of the correct card being held up has already become a meme. Some things are inevitable, like famous people holding up white cards and people with the ability to do so editing the crap out of them.
STILL CAN'T QUITE BELIEVE IT FOLKS@!!@@@!!! pic.twitter.com/kLkdQNk6tI— brad esposito (@braddybb) February 27, 2017
I just don't know about this pic.twitter.com/lk1xwFGH5n— salvador amygdali (@maxuthink) February 27, 2017
WE DID IT pic.twitter.com/VHbpohn1dX— Bucky Isotope (@BuckyIsotope) February 27, 2017
Has anyone done this yet pic.twitter.com/zTK1t0hI4D— Jen Lewis (@thisjenlewis) February 27, 2017
Miss Universe called: it wants its shtick back.