Here Are 7 Of The Biggest Oscars Controversies Of All Time

From boycotts to that mistaken announcement...

Oscars 2018

by Georgia Aspinall |

Given the Academy Awards have now been running for 94 years, it's hardly surprising the Oscars have resulted in many a controversial moment. Who can forget the absolute shambles in 2017 when La La Land was mistakenly announced as the the winner of Best Film, instead of Moonlight - which had actually won.

It certainly wasn't the first the Oscars gave us a talking point moment: from actors boycotting the awards on moral grounds, to surprise on-stage kisses, here are 7 of the most controversial Oscars moments...

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When Audrey Hepburn and Barbara Streisand tied

In 1969, Barbara Streisand and Aubrey Hepburn tied for best actress in their respective films, 'Funny Girl' and 'The Lion in Winter'. Since Hepburn didn't attend the ceremony, Streisand was able to accept the award without sharing the limelight.

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