Singer and actress Idina Menzel turns 51 today (May 30). As fans send him birthday wishes, we flash back to when John Travolta totally butchered his name.
This went down in history as one of Oscar’s most unexpected and hilarious moments. Also, a big shout out to Idina, who was not only a great sport about it, but also came back to John the following year.
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John Travolta totally butchered Idina Menzel’s name
At the 2014 Oscars, the Fat The actor took the stage to introduce Idina Menzel. She performed the Oscar-nominated song Let it go by Disney Frozen.
While the performance was nothing short of breathtaking, it was John’s misstep that stole all the show.
Instead of calling out Idina on stage, John instead called out someone who sounded like “Adele Dazeem.”
“Please welcome the talented villain, the one and only, Adele Dazeem.”
The Oscars moment has had the internet laughing for years. It still cracks us up!
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“Wickedly Talented” Idina Menzel Returns to John Travolta
At the 2015 Oscars, the Delighted The actress left the audience and fans wide apart after calling out John – ‘Glom Gazeengo’ – while introducing him on stage.
“Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome my very dear friend, Glom Gazeengo, to the stage,” Idina said before John arrived.
When John took the stage and hugged Idina, he proved he could pronounce her name.
“I deserve it, but you, you, my darling, my beauty, my talented villain, Idina Menzel,” the actor said emphatically, massaging his face.
Remember John’s awkward kiss at the Oscars with Scarlett Johansson?
On the 2015 Oscars red carpet, John, who co-starred with Scarlett Johansson in the 2004 film A love song for Bobby Longunexpectedly kissed the actress on the cheek.
Passing Scarlett on the red carpet, John briefly stopped and gave a kiss on the avengers the cheek of the actress. What appeared to be a sweet red carpet moment was misinterpreted by some people after photos were posted online.
However, Scarlett was quick to defend her former co-star.
“There is nothing weird, scary or inappropriate about John Travolta. The image circulating is an unfortunate still from a live encounter that was very sweet and totally welcome,” he said. she declared.