Trump: Hollywood’s Obsession With Him Led to Best Picture Gaffe at Oscars

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Director Barry Jenkins speaks after “Moonlight” won the Best Film award as Host Jimmy Kimmel looked on at the 89th Oscars on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood. (Credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

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President Trump is often loathe to accept responsibility when things go wrong, but in the case of Sunday’s Oscars broadcast, he made an exception.

As he explained it Monday, it was Hollywood’s obsession with attacking him that contributed to the botched best picture announcement, calling the embarrassing episode “sad,” of course.

Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers has apologized for the mix-up that led Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway to announce “La La Land” as the winner of the top Academy Award prize, instead of “Moonlight.”

But in Trump’s eyes, the blame falls more broadly on an entertainment industry so preoccupied with politics that they “didn’t get the act together,” he told Breitbart News .

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