I'd be lying if I said part of me didn't feel really, really badly for John Travolta.
In case you missed it, last night at the Oscars, the dude totally butchered Idina Menzel's name when introducing her.
As the killer songstress prepared to take the stage and belt "Let It Go" from Frozen, John Travolta proudly and unflappably welcomed her to the stage. Well, not her actually. He welcomed some other woman. Some lady we have never heard of. A lady named ....
It was the name-bungling of all name-bungles and Travolta bungled it with rare panache. If we lived in an age without the Internet, his gaffe might only have earned him some passing snickers. But because there is the Internet, his mistake doesn't just live on -- we get to record and process our reaction to it with the use of GIFs. Here's exactly what went through our minds taking in Travolta's goof.
Stage 1 - Denial: There is no way he just actually said that.
Stage 2 - Anger: What planet is he even living on that he doesn't know how to say Idina's name?! TRAAAAAVOLLLLLLLLTTTTAAAAA:
Stage 3 - Bargaining: Maybe it's a joke? You know, his pet name for her ... or something? Sigh. I don't know ...
Stage 4 - Depression: This is making me feel sadder than Leonardo DiCaprio. Which is, you know, saying something:
Stage 5 - Acceptance: Well. There's nothing I can do about it now. I guess I'll just ...
What did you think were the most cringe-worthy Oscar-moments?