During the 89th Academy Awards, Warren Beatty mistakenly announced thatLa La Land had been awarded the prize for Best Picture. In reality, Moonlight was the actual picture that had been recognized as the best film of the year.Kimmel, who hosted the 2017 Academy Awards, joked about the gaffe during his late night show.
"Have any of you here ever hosted the Oscars before? Except for the end, it was a lot of fun," joked Kimmel. "It went very well. We were chugging along, and then, all of a sudden out of nowhere, it turned into a Maury Povich paternity test shows. It was the weirdest TV finale since Lost. As I'm sure you've at least heard La La Land was simultaneously the biggest winner and loser last night. You know it's a strange night when the word 'envelope' is trending on Twitter. In case you missed it, Warren Beatty and Faye Dunawayit was the 50th anniversary of Bonnie and Clyde, and they played Bonnie and Clydeso the Academy asked them to present Best Picture, the biggest award of the night. It's the last one they give out. So, they come outwith the envelopeand here's where the story starts. In retrospect, what Warren did was...He was confused, so he handed it to Faye and let her read the winner. In other words, Clyde threw Bonnie under the bus, which was a slick move."