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Taraji P. Henson, Oprah Winfrey, John Legend and More Celebs React to Oscar Best Picture Snafu

by Elisa Osegueda 11:17 PM PST, February 26, 2017
Playing Taraji P. Henson, Oprah Winfrey, John Legend and More Celebs React to Oscar Best Picture Snafu

In a shocking twist of events, Moonlight took home the Oscar for Best Picture after La La Land was mistakenly announced as the winner.

And the reactions that soon followed are nothing less than epic. 

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Taraji P. Henson and Octavia Spencer we're in complete disbelief upon hearing the news. 

Meryl Streep was also baffled.

In fact, everyone thought it was a joke until La La Land's producer, Jordan Horowitz, took the mic to set the record straight. 

Here's a close-up of the correct card. 

Meanwhile, Moonlight's director, Barry Jenkins, made his way to the stage in complete shock. 

Nicole Kidman, Keith Urban and other audience members stood on their feet to cheer on the cast of Moonlight. 

Janelle Monae, who plays Teresa in the film, also made her way to the stage and threw her arms up in pure excitement. 

After catching his breath, Jenkins finally took the stage to say, "To hell with dreams, this is true." 

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Jimmy Kimmel, who joked about never returning to host the Oscars, made light of the situation by posting to Twitter, "Personally I blame @IamSteveHarvey for this.”

To which the Miss Universe organization responded with the following message, "Have your people call our people - we know what to do. #Oscars #MissUniverse." 

Here's what other celebrities had to say about the night's big snafu:

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