This Is How Oscar Bosses Are Trying To Stop Another Embarrassing Blunder

This is not a joke

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway accidentally awarding La La Land Best Picture instead of Moonlight was one of the most memorable moments from the awards season for all the wrong reasons.

Not surprisingly, there has been a thorough review of the incident in which the wrong envelope was presented, and Academy president Cheryl Boone has said there will be a number of new rules including a backstage phone ban.

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The phone ban came about after one of the PricewaterhouseCooper reps involved in the mix-up was seen tweeting a picture of Emma Stone right before it happened.

PricewaterhouseCooper, the firm in charge of the winners' envelopes, have kept the Oscars but two reps, Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz, will not be allowed to work the ceremony again.

There will also be closer checks of the winner's envelopes during rehearsals, and someone from PwC will be in the Oscars control room - so they would be able to tell the director immediately if there was a mistake.