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John Travolta Finally Speaks on Idina Menzel Oscars Flub

March 4, 2014 (11:51 pm) GMT
Calling Menzel 'Adele Dazeem' at the Oscars has made the 'Pulp Fiction' actor's star-meter rise online.
John Travolta

finally addressed the mistake he made during the Sunday, March 2 ceremony of the Oscars in which he mispronounced 's name. The 60-year-old actor confessed to taking a beating out of himself all day before letting it go.

Travolta was on the task to introduce Menzel's performance of "" soundtrack when he flubbed her name, calling the singer "Adele Dazeem". He had since been ridiculed online by both fans and fellow celebrities such as and the hosts of late night shows. The incident also spawned a widget that allows people to "Travoltify" their names. and have tried out the app.

In a statement to E! Online, Travolta said, "I've been beating myself up all day. Then I thought, what would Idina Menzel say? She'd say, let it go, let it go! Idina is incredibly talented and I am so happy Frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night!"

Rumor has it, Menzel was taking it easy as well. According to E!, the Tony-winning singer hugged Travolta backstage after her performance and laughed it off. "She thought it was funny," a source said. "She was like, 'What are you going to do?' "

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