The organisers said that the two accountants found at fault for botching the climactic announcement of the winner for best picture at the Academy Awards have been officially declared unfit for any future Oscar duty
Mahershala Ali, who defeated Dev Patel in the race of Best Supporting Actor Award at Oscars, has become the first muslim to win an Academy Award. Mr Ali won an Oscar for his performance in Moonlight.
Oscars 2017: "We sincerely apologize to Moonlight, La La Land, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for Best Picture," the company said in a statement
Oscars 2017: In a world seriously short on miracle outcomes, came the announcement that a mistake had been made. While the La La Land producers were busy giving a round of speeches, the correct envelope materialized, and the far more deserving Moonlight was announced the winner