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The Academy Releases Statement on Oscars Error: 'We Deeply Regret the Mistakes'

The Academy Releases Statement on Oscars Error: 'We Deeply Regret the Mistakes'

The Academy of Motion Pictures has released a statement regarding the Best Picture mix-up at last night’s Oscars ceremony.

In the statement, the organization that produces the Oscars apologized for the error and said that PwC takes full responsibility for the mistake.

“We deeply regret the mistakes that were made during the presentation of the Best Picture category during last night’s Oscar ceremony. We apologize to the entire cast and crew of La La Land and Moonlight whose experience was profoundly altered by this error,” the statement reads.

Click inside to read the entire statement….

“We deeply regret the mistakes that were made during the presentation of the Best Picture category during last night’s Oscar ceremony. We apologize to the entire cast and crew of La La Land and Moonlight whose experience was profoundly altered by this error. We salute the tremendous grace they displayed under the circumstances. To all involved — including our presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, the filmmakers, and our fans watching worldwide — we apologize.

For the last 83 years, the Academy has entrusted PwC to handle the critical tabulation process, including the accurate delivery of results. PwC has taken full responsibility for the breaches of established protocols that took place during the ceremony. We have spent last night and today investigating the circumstances, and will determine what actions are appropriate going forward. We are unwaveringly committed to upholding the integrity of the Oscars and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.”

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  • Koos

    so net time attend the Golden Globes!!