Newswire: Last night’s Oscars mix-up may have been caused by a tweet

Warren Beatty was quick to let everyone watching last night’s Oscars telecast know that the unprecedented oopsie of announcing the wrong Best Picture winner wasn’t his fault. But whose fault was it? All eyes have now turned to accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers, which for 83 years has been in charge of keeping the names of Academy Award winners secret until the night of the big ceremony. That’s accomplished with two identical briefcases containing two identical sets of envelopes, one of which accidentally made its way into the wrong hands at the end of last night’s telecast. Today, the firm issued a statement about the snafu:

We sincerely apologize to Moonlight, La La Land, Warren Beatty, Faye Dunaway, and Oscar viewers for the error that was made during the award announcement for best picture. The presenters had mistakenly been given the wrong category envelope and when discovered, was …

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