Emma Stone calls Best Picture mix-up 'craziest Oscar moment'

Emma Stone shared her reaction to the Oscars' Best Picture mishap

Emma Stone was just as confused as TV viewers after Academy Award presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway mistakingly announced La La Land instead of Moonlight as this year's Best Picture winner. The Oscar-winning actress shared her two cents on the now-infamous gaffe in the winners' room backstage at the award show. The 28-year-old said, "I don't know if this is a measurable question, but is that the craziest Oscar moment of all time? Cool! Guys we made history tonight, craziest moment!" Emma added, "I think everyone's in a state of confusion still, excitement but confusion, so I don't really have a gauge of the atmosphere quite yet. I need to check in, but I think everyone is just so excited for Moonlight. It's such an incredible film."


VER GALERÍA Emma Stone called the mishap the 'craziest' moment

The Hollywood star, who stunned for her big night wearing a beaded golden gown by Givenchy - making her the first actress to win an Oscar wearing the brand since Audrey Hepburn - praised the Academy Award-winning film saying, "I love Moonlight, God I love Moonlight so much. I am so excited for Moonlight, and of course it was an amazing thing to hear La La Land. I think we all would have loved to win Best Picture, but we are so excited for Moonlight. I think it's one of the best films of all time, so I was pretty beside myself."

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The mishap occured during the final minutes of the award show, after the presenters had been handed the wrong envelope setting off mass confusion inside the Dolby Theatre. "I want to tell you what happened," Warren explained after the proper winner was crowned. "I opened the envelope and it said Emma Stone, La La Land. That's why I took such a long look at Faye and at you. I wasn't trying to be funny." Emma, who picked up her first Oscar award earlier in the evening, revealed to reporters that she also had the envelope in her hand. She said, "I also was holding my Best Actress in a Leading Role card that entire time. I don't mean to start stuff but whatever story that was, I had that card. So I'm not sure what happened and I really wanted to talk to you guys first... Congratulations Moonlight, hell yeah!"

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