When Moonlight won the Academy Award for Best Picture late Sunday night — after presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway announced La La Land the winner, the Oscar air was filled with confusion and laughter.
The La La Land cast got up and started to give their acceptance speeches before the mistake was righted, and the true winner, Moonlight, was revealed. The internet of course, along with all of Hollywood went crazy.
While many made jokes about the epic mix-up, comparing it to Steve Harvey’s huge blunder at the 2015 Miss Universe pageant; others shared their respect and love for the under dog Oscars winner.
Read a few celebrity reactions below:
America's next top Model is LaLa. OOPS! I meant Moon.
— Tyra Banks (@tyrabanks) February 27, 2017
— Trevor Noah (@Trevornoah) February 27, 2017
What kind of Steve Harvey shit was that ? ?? #Oscars
— Fabolous (@myfabolouslife) February 27, 2017
Whaaaaaaa??!congratulations Moonlight! My favorite #Oscars in memory!!
— Oprah Winfrey (@Oprah) February 27, 2017
STILL SPEECHLESS pic.twitter.com/qe3NUDWAHM
— Barry Jenkins (@BandryBarry) February 27, 2017
— jesse Williams. (@iJesseWilliams) February 27, 2017
Congratulations to the Moonlight team. It truly is a beautiful film. Well done
— John Legend (@johnlegend) February 27, 2017
Also Hillary just won Wisconsin Michigan and Pennsylvania?
— Jon Favreau (@jonfavs) February 27, 2017
— Issa Rae (@IssaRae) February 27, 2017
Everyone associated with #moonlight is fine af.
— Gabby SidiBae (@GabbySidibe) February 27, 2017