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Was the Mistake at the Oscars a Publicity Stunt?

Photo courtesy of The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences. It was a PR nightmare of Miss Universe proportions. Faye Dunaway & Warren Beatty erroneously announced “La La Land” instead of “Moonlight” as the winner of the Best Picture at the 89th Academy Awards Sunday night. It wasn’t theirĀ fault. Organizers providedĀ the wrong information. Price Waterhouse Coopers, the official accountant of the Oscars, released this statement today: We sincerely apologize to “Moonlight,” “La La Land,” Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award...

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