That Oscar blooper has vindicated everyone who makes mistakes

That Oscar blooper has vindicated everyone who makes mistakes
Jordan Horowitz shows the envelope revealing Moonlight as the winner of best picture at the Oscars last week, alongside Warren Beatty and host Jimmy Kimmel Picture: AP

We should not be afraid of our mistakes, because few people get to the top without making a few along the way

In the run-up to last week’s Oscars ceremony, Jordan Horowitz, the producer of La La Land, must have considered dozens of memorable ways to conclude what he imagined might be his winning acceptance speech. However, “This is not a joke, come up here. Moonlight has won best picture,” was unlikely to have been one of them.

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