Streakers! Political rants! Expletives! Swan Dresses! Us looks back on some of the most awkward moments ever in the telecast
Winning for Best Supporting Actress in Girl, Interrupted, the intense young star exclaimed on the podium, "I'm so in love with my brother right now," thanking her sibling and date James Haven, whom she had kissed on the mouth earlier that night.
The actress' right leg became an internet sensation after she flashed her appendage in a thigh-high Atelier Versace dress on the red carpet and while presenting. The leg splayed out, hand on hip pose was mocked by Jim Rash while he accepted the award for Best Adapted Screenplay for The Descendants.
J.Law takes a tumble again! The Silver Linings Playbook star stumbled on her Dior Haute Couture gown while accepting her Best Actress Academy Award. “You guys are just standing up because you feel bad that I fell,” she said in her speech as the crowd gave her a standing ovation. “That’s really embarrassing.”
What did he just say? The Pulp Fiction actor had a hard time reading Menzel’s name while introducing the Tony-winning singer’s live performance of the nominated original song “Let It Go” from Frozen. “Please welcome the wickedly talented, one and only Adele Dazeem,” he said as jaws dropped everywhere.
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Dakota Johnson Snaps at Mom Melanie Griffith, 2015
The mother-daughter duo got into a little tiff on the red carpet — and it was all over Fifty Shades of Grey. Griffith admitted that she hadn’t watched Johnson’s performance in the raunchy blockbuster, despite her daughter granting permission. “I don’t need to see it to know how good she is,” Griffith said. Johnson snapped back, “All right! You don’t have to see it. Jesus Christ.”
Host Chris Rock brought out the controversial political commentator to wish everyone a “Happy Black History Month!” amid the #OscarsSoWhite backlash. However, the joke missed the mark and left viewers cringing . A source inside the Dolby Theatre told Us that “no one laughed or applauded when she came out and people around me in the audience were saying, ‘Huh?’”
Cringing! Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway accidentally announced La La Land as the winner, when Moonlight really won the top honor. The former Bonnie and Clyde costars were given the wrong envelope before they took the stage. "This is not a joke," La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz said as he cut off his own acceptance speech. "I'm gonna be really proud to hand this to my friends from Moonlight."