Last night’s Oscars ended with an unbelievable surprise as La La Land was accidentally awarded Best Picture before the mistake was corrected and Moonlight was given the evening’s grand prize.
— CNN International (@cnni) February 27, 2017
The celebrities in the Dolby Theatre were stunned as were viewers at home—see some of the best tweets about the snafu that will surely go down as one of the most memorable moments in Oscars history:
When your husband has a hand in sabotaging the finale of an awards show that refuses to recognize your immense creative talent pic.twitter.com/1sdoxG3h8B
— Cameron Cook (@iamacameron) February 27, 2017
Warren Beatty stares out the window of his car. Feels something in his pocket. An envelope. He opens it. "Oh god. It was NOCTURNAL ANIMALS."
— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) February 27, 2017
The story tomorrow should not be about the gaffe, it should be about how a love story featuring two black men won Best fucking Picture
— Ira Madison III (@ira) February 27, 2017
Amazing ending. Wish that had happened on Election Day.
— Billy Crystal (@BillyCrystal) February 27, 2017
warren beatty heard everybody on twitter and set it up so moonlight literally got to take la la lands oscar from their hands
— Matt Bellassai (@MattBellassai) February 27, 2017
— karen (⊙ヮ⊙) (@magicrobins) February 27, 2017
— Joseph Scrimshaw (@JosephScrimshaw) February 27, 2017
No wait pic.twitter.com/eMn68RQ0PZ
— Chad Hodge (@chad_hodge) February 27, 2017
WARREN BEATY DO THAT TO THE PRESIDENCY
— Cameron Esposito (@cameronesposito) February 27, 2017
Whaaaaaaa??!congratulations Moonlight! My favorite #Oscars in memory!!
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) February 27, 2017
Nothing like live TV. Congrats to Moonlight! And to La La Land for such a gracious reaction. #Oscars
— Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) February 27, 2017
Has anyone done this yet pic.twitter.com/zTK1t0hI4D
— Jen Lewis (@thisjenlewis) February 27, 2017
This was literally me when they announced La La Land and then Moonlight really won pic.twitter.com/9ztFCH8ZNG
— Matthew A. Cherry (@MatthewACherry) February 27, 2017
Brb nvm lol tbh https://t.co/iQvIqG7nyG
— Trixie Mattel (@trixiemattel) February 27, 2017
— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) February 27, 2017
Epic LA Times photo.
— Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) February 27, 2017
CAN THIS YEAR GET ANY FUCKING WEIRDER!!????? #oscars
— Andy Cohen (@Andy) February 27, 2017
I wrote the ending of the academy awards 2017. @jimmykimmel we really got them!
— M. Night Shyamalan (@MNightShyamalan) February 27, 2017