Faye Dunaway breaks silence on Oscars mix-up, feels ‘very guilty’ about the best picture mistake


I was very guilty, I could have done something surely. The duo, however, were handed the wrong envelope and they mistakenly announced La La Land as the best picture winner instead of Moonlight. Why didn’t I see Emma Stone’s name on the top of the card?” Dunaway said. He kind of holds the power and makes you wait…But it’s part of his charm,” Dunaway said. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App now I mean, I thought he was stalling. In an interview with NBC Nightly News’ Lester Holt the actress finally broke her silence and recalled being “completely stunned” by the mix-up, reported Entertainment Weekly. (We didn’t) know what was happening. Veteran actress Faye Dunaway has said she felt “very guilty” about the best picture mistake at the Oscars. “I won’t say deers in the headlight, but (we were) completely stunned. Also read | Avatar sequels: James Cameron finally books dates for four films starting December 2020
The confusion was cleared up moments later when the La La Land producers were informed they had lost, prompting both movies’ casts and crews to awkwardly crowd the stage. At the February ceremony, Dunaway and Beatty reunited to mark the 50th anniversary of Bonnie and Clyde and to bestow the evening’s biggest prize. “He (Beatty) took the card out, and he didn’t say anything. Warren’s like that. 2017-04-25T15:09:41+00:00″>
Published:April 25, 2017 3:09 pm

Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty announced La La Land as the best picture winner instead of Moonlight. He paused, he looked over me, offstage, he looked around, and I finally said, ‘You’re impossible.’ I thought he was joking.