Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Top 5 Awkward Moments From Last Night's Oscars

travolta.jpg

Last night at the Oscars was truly Travolting. 

We've compiled the Top 5 most awkward moments from last night's ceremony. See if you can read this article without pulling a face of displeasure.

1. John Travolta and Idina Menzel

Travolta and Menzel were paired to present the Best Original Song award. Ironically, this awkward moment was spawned from a previous awkward moment. Now we can't work out which was awkwarder. LET GO OF HER FACE, JOHN.

[Via: Uproxx]


2. Host Neil Patrick Harris In His Pants

Neil Pants-rick Harris

Neil Patrick Harris performed a skit that referenced the eventual Best Picture winner Birdman, by hosting a section of the show in his "tighty whiteys". Awkward, yes, but quite literally, we admired his balls.

[Image: Rex]


3. Ryan Seacrest Blanks Naomi Watts On The Red Carpet

[Courtesy Vine user Emily Robinson]

Watts that, Naomi? Ryan doesn't want to Sea you after all?


4. Common Leaves Oprah Winfrey Hanging

Common/Oprah

We're not sure if this one was deliberate or not. Regardless, it wasn't awfully dignified.

Common went to high-five Oprah Winfrey as he and John Legend were named winners of the Best Original Song award. The pair performed Glory, which proved to be the only Oscar-win for Selma.

[Via: Uproxx]


5. John Travolta Ambushes Scarlett Johansson With A Kiss

Travolting

"STOP! That old man is about to make off with a waxwork of the popular actor Scarlett Johansson!"

Actually, if you think it's bad in close-up, take a look at the long-range version...

Travolting 2

This picture makes us feel like we've been touched somewhere inappropriate.

[Image: Rex]


UPDATE: And One More That We Missed...

[Via: UpRoxx]

Related

bird2.jpg

The Fantastic Sesame Street Birdman Parody

MATTHEW_MCCONAUGHEY_sam46211 (1).jpg

8 Films You Won't Believe Are In IMDb's Top 250

moore1.jpg

2015's Best Actor Nominees Before They Were (Really) Famous

Frago.jpg

The 10 Best Dark Comedies On Netflix

linklater4.jpg

At Home With Richard Linklater

rexfeatures_4381376g.jpg

7 Actors Who Might Be Making A Comeback In 2015

Comments

More

Netflix picks up Martin Scorsese's 'The Irishman'

Production is scheduled to begin next year

22 Feb 2017

'Star Wars' release the first cast photo from the Han Solo spin-off

You can't have too much Chewie

by Matt Tate
22 Feb 2017

Guillermo Del Toro ends the speculation about Hellboy 3

Big Red fans, it's not good news

21 Feb 2017

The ShortList Alternative Oscars

The only awards that really matter

by Gary Ogden
20 Feb 2017

Is Love Actually actually shit or brilliant?

Two writers argue their case for the divisive 2003 rom-com

16 Feb 2017

The totally excellent 19 facts you never knew about Wayne’s World

No way? Way.

by Keyan Milanian
16 Feb 2017

Details of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi teaser trailer 'leaked'

If it's true, Star Wars fans are in for a treat

14 Feb 2017

The best dressed men from the 2017 EE BAFTAs

As sartorially sharp as Stephen Fry's wit

13 Feb 2017

Ken Loach delivered a rousing anti Tory speech at the BAFTAs

The veteran filmmaker criticised the “callous brutality” of Theresa May's government

by Joe Ellison
13 Feb 2017

The 7 best titles new to UK Netflix this week

Get these on your tellybox

10 Feb 2017