Faye Dunaway

Faye Dunaway Breaks Silence on Oscars Fiasco: “Why Didn’t I See Emma Stone’s Name?”

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The actress appeared on ‘NBC Nightly News’ with Lester Holt, where she spoke out for the first time about the snafu.

Faye Dunaway on Monday night spoke publicly for the first time about what happened during the Oscar night mix-up where La La Land was mistakenly announced as best picture instead of Moonlight. The actress appeared on NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt, where she said she felt “very guilty” about the incident.

“I could have done something, surely. Why didn’t I see Emma Stone’s name on the top of the card?” said Dunaway to Holt regarding the wrong card that she received onstage that contained the name of best actress winner Emma Stone for La La Land.

Dunaway, who presented the best picture Oscar with her Bonnie and Clyde co-star Warren Beatty, said she initially thought Beatty was joking…