Comedian Jimmy Kimmel has revealed how Denzel Washington saved the Oscars from complete ruin, as the shocking blunder unfolded on stage.
Kimmel hosted Monday’s Academy Awards, during which “La La Land” was wrongly announced as best picture instead of the true winner “Moonlight.
On ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” Kimmel gave his version of where everything went awry.
As Kimmel kept trying to make light of the embarassing gaffe, Washington yelled at them from his seat in the audience.
“Thank God Denzel was there to make sense,” he said.
“I see Denzel Washington in the front row trying to get my attention….