So, La-La Land, the critics’ favourite, won an Oscar for Best Picture.

Accept it didn’t.

In one of the most excruciatingly awkward scenes in modern television history (after the 2017 US inauguration), presenter Faye Dunaway read out the wrong film title.

The mix-up wasn't spotted for ages - La La Land director Damien Chazelle as well as a number of actors even made it to the podium to receive the accolade.

Producer Jordan Horowitz began what was, I’m sure, going to be a beautiful acceptance speech.

And then Horowitz announced:

There’s a mistake. Moonlight, you guys won best picture.


There’s only one other cringe-worthy moment in recent TV history that springs instantly to mind.

You know the one:

Yes, Steve Harvey's blunder during the Miss Universe contest has finally been beaten. Rest easy Harvey, you can finally - blessedly - live it down.

People on the internet went to town with the Steve Harvey memes. They imagined his reaction would go something like this:

With a bit of this:

And a smidgen of this:

And then this:

Basically, he thanked Cthulhu for Oscars 2017.

Miss Universe weighed in on the subject too:


Their response was kind of brilliant though:

Nailed it.

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