March 23, 2017  

Video: Ellen DeGeneres' Thank-You Speech Cut Short in New Oscars Promo

January 29, 2014 (7:30 am) GMT
The two-timed Academy Awards host didn't get to finish her speech as she's interrupted by the orchestra playing music.
Video: Ellen DeGeneres' Thank-You Speech Cut Short in New Oscars Promo

spoofs stars' acceptance speeches in a new promo for the upcoming 86th annual Academy Awards. The comedienne would like to thank the Academy for choosing her to host the Oscars for the second time. But only a few seconds into her speech, music plays signaling her to wrap it up.

The prestigious awards show will take place March 2 at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Los Angeles. After celebrating the 50th anniversary of James Bond franchise last year, this year's event will honor the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz", the all-time classic which starred Judy Garland as Dorothy.

The movie got six nods back in 1939, including Best Picture. It lost the top prize to "Gone with the Wind", but still managed to win Original Score and Song. "We are delighted to celebrate the birthday of one of the most beloved movies of all time at this year's Oscars," say show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.



TODAY'S HEADLINES

  1. John Legend Expresses His Anger and Hope in 'In America'
  2. Ryan Gosling Explains His Giggle During Oscar Fiasco
  3. Report: Kevin Hart's Wife Eniko Pregnant With Their First Child
  4. 'Avengers: Infinity War' Starts Filming in Scotland, Set Photos and Video Arrive
  5. 'Orphan Black' Unveils First Photos and Details of Final Season
  6. Hailey Baldwin Fuels Cameron Dallas Dating Rumors as They're Spotted Grabbing Lunch Together
  7. Donald Trump and Wife Melania Reportedly Sleep in Separate Bedrooms and Never Spend a Night Together
  8. Iggy Azalea Is Twerking in Sneak Peek of 'Mo Bounce' Music Video