OSCARS BOMB! Al Pacino makes announcement blunder while Emma Stone has wardrobe malfunction


Al Pacino announced Oppenheimer as the Best Picture winner without bothering to name all the other nominees while Emma Stone had an embarrassing wardrobe malfunction as the chaos toward the end of the Oscars broadcast took center stage on Hollywood’s biggest night.

The Biggest Winner at Oscars

Oppenheimer was the biggest winner of the night as it earned seven including top honor Best Picture and major wins for Cillian Murphy, Robert Downey Jr., and Christopher Nolan while Emma led Poor Things to an impressive four including her Best Actress win and UK film The Zone Of Interest won two.

The Night Had a Great Closure Regardless

Even after the actress’ embarrassing moment with her dress, it was shaping up to be a decent end to the 96th annual Academy Awards telecast at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California on Sunday until the Hollywood legend rushed through his presenting of the last award of the night.

The Bombs

The 83-year-old Scarface star hit the stage and made an awkward joke about performing Shakespeare before jumping straight to announcing the Best Picture winner.

He said: ‘Wow. What — thank you. Oh, my friends. Thank you, thank you. I don’t know. Should I do some Shakespeare now? That’s in order, right? To be — no, I’m not going to do Sorry. Well, this is the time for the last award of the evening. And it’s my honor to present it. 

‘Ten wonderful films are nominated, but only one will take the award for best picture. And I have to go to the envelope for that. And I will. Here it comes. And my eyes see Oppenheimer, yes!’

Fans React

Social media was buzzing with posts about the awkward end to the show as one commented that Pacino’s announcement ‘couldn’t have been more chaotic or confusing.’ 

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Emma’s Dress is Broken

Meanwhile Emma, 35, powered through a wardrobe malfunction as she beat out an impressive field including favorite Lily Gladstone from Killers Of The Flower Moon in addition to Annette Bening, Nyad, Sandra Huller, Anatomy of a Fall, and Carey Mulligan, Maestro.

As Emma was walking on stage she signaled that there was something wrong with her dress as she quickly acknowledged it during her emotional acceptance speech.

She said: ‘Oh, boy. My dress is broken. I think it happened during I’m Just Ken. I’m pretty sure. Oh, boy, this is really — this is really overwhelming. Sorry, I’m — okay, my voice is also a little gone. Whatever.’

Emma thanked her fellow nominees in addition to the five former Best Actress winners Sally Field, Michelle Yeoh, Charlize Theron, Jessica Lange, and Jennifer Lawrence.

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