The actor so badly mispronounced the “Let It Go” singer’s name, and the internet was ready
“Frozen” won two Oscars, but three awards on Sunday night, if you count Best Instant Meme.
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Travolta, no stranger to awards shows, seemed to get totally tongue tied when it was time to say the Tony-winner’s name. Whatever the case, the sound that came out of his mouth, “Adele Dazeem,” (or, something like it) sounded nothing like Idina Menzel.
Here are some of the best snarky remarks:
Ever since Welcome Back Donker, I’ve been a fan of Tran Belzacki as Vinnie Barbarino.
Mispronouncing “Idina Menzel” is, like, the cruelest way to deal with gay rumors.
— Wesley Morris (@Wesley_Morris) March 3, 2014
“I think that went well.” – John Travolta.
— Richard Lawson (@rilaws) March 3, 2014
— Tim Carvell (@timcarvell) March 3, 2014
John Travolta‘s gonna be embarrassed when he finds out about everything he’s done in his life.
— Mike Drucker (@MikeDrucker) March 3, 2014