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What You Need To Know About Last Night’s Oscars Debacle

Many viewers were left wondering about the sequence of events that led to the initial erroneous declaration of ‘La La Land’ as the Best Picture winner at the Academy Awards Sunday instead of the real winner, ‘Moonlight’. The Onion breaks down what you need to know about this fiasco.
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Seacrest vs. Cowell

Tensions between American Idol stars Ryan Seacrest and Simon Cowell are coming to a head. Here is a timeline detailing their past friction:

1984: Cowell hangs up on a 10-year-old Seacrest following bitter dispute over whether Mocha Sugarcreek should have won Best Vocal Group on Star Search

2002: Producers tell Seacrest and Cowell that the show will be more entertaining if there is conflict between them

2003: In his book I Don't Mean To Be Rude, But…, Cowell refers to Seacrest throughout as "Bryan"

2004: Cowell quietly repeats everything Seacrest says for entire broadcast

2005: During a production meeting, Seacrest eats a cranberry Danish that Cowell had his eye on

2006: Names on the stars' dressing rooms are mysteriously changed to "Bowell" and "Peecrest"

2007: Paula Abdul says some inane bullshit about singing, and Seacrest goes to commercial before Cowell can respond with some equally inane bullshit

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