y now everyone knows that the ending of the Oscars was basically the craziest thing to happen at the Academy Awards in forever with the wrong winner being announced for Best Picture.
So what really went down?
Oscars host Jimmy Kimmel shared his take on the whole thing during Monday’s broadcast of Jimmy Kimmel Live!.
“All of a sudden it turned into one of those Maury Povich paternity test shows,” joked Kimmel, because the Oscars couldn’t decide on the gold statue’s true father.
He described the moment as “the weirdest TV finale since Lost,” and it’s hard to disagree.
And no, it wasn't a prank that Kimmel was trying to pull.
“I did not pull a prank,” he said. “If I had pulled a prank by the way… when they opened it there would have been like a Bed, Bath, and Beyond gift card.”
Check out his full explanation here: