As Michael De Luca attempted to get proceedings back on track, the producer admitted the faux pas was a disaster for all involved.
From a Justin Timberlake dance opening to the greatest stuff up in the history of the Academy, the 2017 edition of the big night was something to behold.
Despite the stuff up of all stuff ups for the Best Picture award, the audience at home was not so receptive as the Academy Awards slumped in the ratings.
Standing on the podium as the first ever Muslim to win an individual award at the Academy, Ali thanked his mentors, representatives and fellow compatriots on an emotionally-charged evening.
Taking out the award for Best Makeup and Hairstyling against a shorter field of only 3 contenders, the DC extravaganza somehow is now an Academy Award winner.
Thankfully the team at Screen Junkies have managed to deliver enough laughs to hold us over until the big night is awash with speech after speech.
Following on from his surprise Golden Globe award, the 26-year old believes that he will prefer watching the big night at home and on the couch.
Raoul Peck's feature has only been given a limited release, but off the back of an Academy Award nomination, the filmmaker opened up about the themes of racial inequality in America.
The filmmaker has taken a shot at the Academy prior to the big night getting underway, saying that action pictures never get their due recognition
The Screen Actors Guild Awards might not be the most prestigious of trophies to take home, but the ceremony could be a precursor to what the Academy will be doing next month.
We break down the 2017 Oscar nominees by who we think will win against who we really, really want to win.
The 2016 Barry Jenkins picture has been praised from every corner of the globe, portraying a coming of age story that is beautiful in it's simplicity.