Oscars 2017 and other award ceremony scandals (VIDEO)

by Noa Cantu

Jul 6, 2018

Oscars 2017 and other award ceremony scandals (VIDEO)


The past 89th Academy Awards ended with a spectacular scandal. Of course, you heard about it, but we still recall.

The right to name a picture, which won the most prestigious award for "Best Film", awarded to famous actors Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway. After the grand opening of the envelope, they announced that the prize was awarded to the romantic musical "La La Land" directed by Damien Chazelle. But a spokesman of the organizers took the microphone and said that there was an error.

International auditing firm PriceWaterhouseCoopers, which stores the envelopes with the names of the winners, found out that its employee mistakenly handed Warren Beatty wrong envelope. Actually won film "Moonlight" Barry Jenkins, tells the story of a black teenager growing up in poor areas of Miami.


This failure occurred with the "Oscar" for the first time. But similar embarrassments in show business are not uncommon. Here are just five of these cases.

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