"Moonlight" just won finest picture at the 2017 Oscars soon after "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the winner.
The presenters read "La La Land" appropriate following Emma Stone won very best actress for her function in the contemporary-day musical.
"I wasn't trying to be funny," presenter Warren Beatty later added after the real winner was revealed.
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After the cast took the stage, a producer for "La La Land" corrected issues and said, "[Actually] 'Moonlight' is the winner ... this is not a joke."
Host Jimmy Kimmel joked and said, "I blame Steve Harvey," alluding to his gaff announcing the incorrect Miss Universe winner years back.
Following the error, the crowd erupted in surprise and applause for "Moonlight." Director and writer Barry Jenkins, the cast and crew then dashed on stage to accept the win.
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"I have to say and it is true, it really is not fake," Jenkins stated. "I've been on the road with these guys for so lengthy."
But in his excitement, he created certain to give the movie that was wrongfully announced its due.
"I love 'La La Land,'" he mentioned. "Thank you to the academy, it is so humbling to be standing up there. ... There was a time that I thought this film was impossible simply because I could not bring it to fruition. ... Everyone behind me on this stage mentioned, 'No, that is not acceptable,' so I just wanna thank everybody behind me.'"
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