Brian Cullinan (R) and Martha Ruiz (L) of PricewaterhouseCoopers confer on stage after the Best Picture was mistakenly awarded to “La La Land” instead of “Moonlight”. Cullinan gave presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway the wrong envelope for the Best Picture Award, accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers said in a statement. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

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