Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway to again present Oscars Best Picture

Herbert Rhodes
March 7, 2018

Faye Dunaway admits last year's Best Picture mixup at the Oscars was a bit traumatic for her. Hollywood found the mix-up so outrageous that the act was dubbed "envelopegate".

One of the changes made included making sure that the same partners from last year were not behind the scenes this year, reports The Hollywood Reporter.

"I opened the envelope and it said 'Emma Stone, La La Land.' That's why I looked at Faye, and at you".

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It's been roughly one year since the biggest Oscars debacle of our lifetimes (besides Crash winning): The infamous envelope mixup at the 89th Academy Awards that had presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway preemptively give the award to nominee La La Land instead of the actual victor, Moonlight. It was won by "The Shape of Water". "Faye and Warren will present it to the cast again as the first award of the night".

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With that, he and Dunaway walked on stage, but this time as the credits rolled they knew that the winners had taken the limelight and not the presenters.

After last year's monumental cock-up, where La La Land was accidentally announced as the victor instead of Moonlight, the Bonnie And Clyde stars were invited back for a second time. Nothing could possibly go wrong.

The accounting firm that oversees Oscars votes, PricewaterhouseCoopers, later released a statement taking blame and apologising for the incident and has vowed that this year's show will go off without a hitch.

The Academy has added six extra steps to avoid the flub from happening again.

Comediennes Haddish and Rudolph co-presented the awards for animated and live-action short films and they were hilarious. The envelopes featured big gold letters on a dark envelope giving the category, as opposed to last year's envelope, which were red and had smaller gold lettering.

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