Did Zack Snyder Stans Rig the Oscar ‘Fan Favorite’ Vote With Online Bots? (Exclusive)

The most active voters in the Academy Awards’ ”Fan Favorite“ and ”Cheer Moment“ Twitter polls were autonomous web programs, TheWrap has learned

Looks like the most controversial Oscar night in history just got a little more controversial.

TheWrap has learned that the Academy’s “Fan Favorite” and “Cheer Moment” awards — the Twitter polls allowing regular folks at home to vote online in the weeks ahead of the March 27 ceremony for their own Best Picture choice as well as their favorite movie moment of all time — appear to have been rigged by automated online bot accounts backing the work of “Justice League” filmmaker Zack Snyder.

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Umberto Gonzalez

Umberto has been covering the fanboy beat & breaking scoops for 20 years with numerous Hollywood trade, newspaper, & magazine mentions to his credit. Umberto has been profiled in such publications as The Washington Post, Variety and Grantland.