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Wait, what just happened? The 89th annual Academy Awards show was allllmost over, the winner for the final category, Best Picture, had been announced—and it was La La Land. The announcement was made by Faye Dunaway, who'd just been handed the card to read by an odd-seeming Warren Beatty. A lot of people probably turned off their TVs and went to bed.

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But hold up—there was some sort of mix up, and the real winner was Moonlight.

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Amid the La La Land celebration onstage, Beatty held up a slip of paper to the camera over the podium, reading "Moonlight." And thus the mistake was revealed. Well, Jimmy Kimmel did say at the end of the night that he (Kimmel, not Beatty) was going to screw up the show somehow, so maybe it was his fault?

Warren Beatty explained that the slip of paper in the card he was given read, "Emma Stone, La La Land." And he didn't even read it, Faye Dunaway did. Were there two slips of paper in the envelope? Or were they given the wrong envelope altogether?

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The La La Land crew said they were happy to hand over the Oscar to Moonlight, but how terrible for La La Land! And how embarrassing for the show!

Either way, it really doesn't seem like Warren Beatty (or Faye Dunaway) did anything wrong. More information when we figure out what actually happened!

Update: February 27, 2017 8:30 a.m.

It seems that the mix-up happened because presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway were given the wrong card. A close up of the envelope shows that they had the card for Best Actress, which had already been given, instead of Best Picture.

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