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'La La Land' mistakenly given Best Picture Oscar, but 'Moonlight' actually won (w/video)

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February

In what may go down as the most bizarre moment in Academy Awards history, La La Land was announced as the Best Picture winner at Sunday's ceremony in Los Angeles, which turned out to be a mistake. 

Halfway through the La La Land cast's acceptance speech, they stopped, and it was announced that the real winner was Moonlight.

"This is not a joke, 'Moonlight' has won best picture, " La La Land producer Jordan Horowitz said. 

Related: Full list of 2017 Oscar winners

Warren Beatty, who presented the award with Faye Dunaway, explained that when he opened the envelope, he saw La La Land actress Emma Stone's name on the card, which led to some confusion.

Watch the video below:

 

[Last modified: Monday, February 27, 2017 1:20am]

    

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