In one of the biggest flubs in live television history, La La Land was announced as the winner for the Best Picture award at the Oscars 2017 ceremony. However, there was a twist in the tale and it was soon revealed – as the victory speeches started rolling out – that there had been a mistake. It was Moonlight that won the prestigious award.

Turns out that there had been an error and someone handed presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope. But that wasn’t going to stop the Twitterverse from going absolutely bonkers:

The Biggest Twist In The Plot Yet:

Where Have We Seen This Before?

But The Team At Miss Universe Owned It:

Everyone’s Laughing Now But Not Everyone Found It Funny:

We Had Even Some Expert Commentary:

What If This Isn’t The First Time This Happened Recently?

Whoever Screwed Up Is Going To Get It Real Bad:

But Maybe La La Land Was Asking For It All Along*


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*Updated at 13:22 on Feb 27, 2017.

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