‘Moonlight’ director reveals powerful speech he wanted to deliver at Oscars


The #envelopegate episode that turned the last 10 minutes of this year’s Oscars awards show into absolute chaos also wrecked havoc on the real winners’ acceptance speeches.

The Moonlight producers and directors ended up rushing through their words of thanks amidst a cloud of confusion after it was determined that La La Land had wrongly been announced Best Picture winner.

Now though, after the dust has somewhat settled, the winning film’s director Barry Jenkins has shared what he planned to say in the event his movie received the top honor — which, as we know now, it did. And his planned speech was brief yet powerful. Read more…

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