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Did the 2020 Oscars accidentally spoil its own show?

Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway, The Academy of Motion Picture Arts owes you an apology. While the award show presenters may have utterly botched the award for Best Picture in 2017, the Academy has only itself to blame for 2020’s biggest flub. Last week, the honorary organization debuted their new “Prediction Experience” widget that would allow film fans to tweet their award night predictions before Sunday’s broadcast from the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. But in a bizarre move, the official Twitter account for The Academy also shared their own forecast for their 3.4 million followers. Apparently realizing the absurdity of sharing their own award projections ahead of this year’s ceremony, the tweet was quickly scrubbed from ...