Movie lovers around the world are still cringing hard over last night’s epic Oscars mistake, which has now been aptly deemed both #OscarFail and #OscarGate on social media. While we’ve been investigating the reason behind the massive flub, the internet is still just trying to cope: Social media research firm Fizzology let us in on the fact that the mix-up sparked nearly 400K mentions during the broadcast, with volume spiking a whopping 85 percent in the last hour of the broadcast due to the mind-blowing mistake.
Let’s have a look at some of the best Twitter reactions, shall we?
Most are still just trying to get past the shock…
Will FOREVER represent
THE WORST #Oscars in HISTORY
— Boca Vista (@bocavista2016) February 27, 2017
…including such stars as Matt Damon, Michelle Williams, Busy Phillips, and Dwayne Johnson (our personal favorite).
— Rex the Zec ⛄️ (@RexHarrisonsHat) February 27, 2017
— ☆TRUMP☆CHICK☆ (@JustMy_NameHere) February 27, 2017
And others are having a good laugh…
— Amy Durkin (@amyldurkin) February 27, 2017
Steve Harvey: no one can top what i did
— Riya sharma (@riyasharma266) February 27, 2017
— Tim Campbell (@TimCampbell4) February 27, 2017
— Ken Reedy (@TheKenReedyShow) February 27, 2017
Some are looking for the bright side…
— Barry McCarty (@barrymccarty) February 27, 2017
While suspicious viewers think it was all an elaborate Russian conspiracy…
— Matt (@TaurusSun) February 27, 2017
— Falter (@Edgar231) February 27, 2017
— Val Patterson (@Val) February 27, 2017
Some feel like *certain* folks might have been in the know…
— Amy Bielby (@AmyLynnBielby) February 27, 2017
And some were wishing that this had happened in a different moment in recent history…
— refinery29 (@Refinery29) February 27, 2017
But honestly, it was Steve Harvey (who, of course, survived a strikingly similar cringe-worthy sitch) and the Miss America Organization that may have had the BEST reactions of all.
Good morning everybody! Went to sleep early last night. So… what I miss? #Oscars
— Steve Harvey (@IAmSteveHarvey) February 27, 2017
— Miss Universe (@MissUniverse) February 27, 2017
How did you react to the #OscarFail? Let us know @BritandCo!
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