Oscars 2015: John Travolta, Idina Menzel present together
Last year, John Travolta was supposed to introduce Idina Menzel at the Oscars. It was an easy job: All he had to really do was say, “Please welcome Idina Menzel.” Instead, he said, “Please welcome … Adele Dazeem.”
His botched pronunciation quickly became a meme and remains one of that show’s more memorable moments—and we got to relive it Sunday evening when the duo presented the award for Best Original Song. Menzel got onstage first, saying she’d like to introduce her “very dear friend, Glom Gazingo.” Then Travolta walked out.
They embraced, as very dear friends too, before Menzel joked about how his flub will follow her around forever—and then offered to present the award so Travolta wouldn’t pull a second Adele Dazeem. Spoiler: He didn’t.