Will Smith, right, hits presenter Chris Rock onstage after Rock made a joke about Smith's wife, Jada Pinkett Smith, during the 94th Oscars at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, Calif. on March 27, 2022. When Smith returned to his seat, he shouted twice, using an expletive, for Rock to leave Pinkett Smith alone. Pinkett Smith suffers from alopecia and Rock joked about her bald head. It was a shocking moment with many left unsure what happened, especially since the audio was cut for TV viewers. Smith later accepted his first Oscar for best actor for portraying Richard Williams in "King Richard."
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Director Barry Jenkins celebrates on stage with producer Adele Romanski after "Moonlight" won the Best Film award at the 89th Oscars, Feb. 26, 2017, in Hollywood, California. </br></br>After "La La Land" was mistakenly announced as the best picture winner, PricewaterhouseCoopers accountants informed producers there had been a mishap and “Moonlight” had in fact won the prize.
Host Chris Rock presents the amount of money collected during the show by the Girl Scouts, including Rock's daughters Zahra and Lola, onstage at the 88th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Feb. 28, 2016, in Hollywood, California.
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Host Neil Patrick Harris stands unclothed on stage during the 87th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre, Feb. 22, 2015, in Hollywood, California.
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Ellen DeGeneres takes a selfie with Jared Leto, Jennifer Lawrence, Channing Tatum, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Kevin Spacey, Brad Pitt, Lupita Nyong'o, Angelina Jolie, Peter Nyong'o and Bradley Cooper at the Oscars, March 2, 2014.
Presenter John Travolta introduces a performance by Idina Menzel during the 86th Academy Awards at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, March 2, 2014. </br></br>Travolta accidentally introduced Menzel as "Adele Dazeem" right before she was about to sing the nominated song "Let It Go" from the animated film "Frozen."
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Actress Jennifer Lawrence heads to the stage after winning the best actress award for "Silver Linings Playbook" during the Oscars held at the Dolby Theatre, Feb. 24, 2013, in Hollywood, Calif. </br></br>The actress stumbled over her billowing Dior dress from excitement on the steps of the awards stage.
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Director Kathryn Bigelow accepts the Oscar for best director from presenter Barbra Streisand onstage during the 82nd Academy Awards held at Kodak Theatre, March 7, 2010, in Hollywood, California. </br></br>Bigelow made Oscar history for being the first woman to win for best directing.
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Actress Halle Berry accepts her Oscar for best actress during the 74th Academy Awards at the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood on March 24, 2002. </br></br>Berry became emotional after being the first African-American actress to win for best actress.
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"South Park" creators Matt Stone, right, and Trey Parker arrive at the 72nd Academy Awards, March 26, 2000, in Los Angeles. </br></br>The comedic writing duo wore dresses that made headlines the previous year. Parker, left, wore a rendition of Jennifer Lopez's Versace gown while Stone wore a rendition of Gwyneth Paltrow's pink Ralph Lauren dress.
Director and actor Roberto Benigni jumps on the back of some chairs in excitement after winning the Oscar for best foreign language film for "Life Is Beautiful," during the 71st Academy Awards at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion of the Los Angeles Music Center, March 21, 1999.
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Actor Jack Palance does a one-handed push-up on stage at the 64th Academy Awards, March 30, 1992, after winning an Oscar for best actor in a supporting role for his performance in the film "City Slickers."
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Sally Field accepts the best actress Oscar for her role in "Places in the Heart," March 25, 1985, during the 57th Academy Awards in Los Angeles. </br></br>Field delivered her famous "you like me" speech, which is often misquoted in popular culture. She actually said, "The first time I didn't feel it, but this time I feel it, and I can't deny the fact that you like me, right now, you like me!"
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Sacheen Littlefeather holds a written statement from actor Marlon Brando refusing his best actor Oscar on stage at the Academy Awards on March 27, 1973, Los Angeles, California. </br></br>Brando refused his best actor Oscar in part because of "the treatment of American Indians today by the film industry," Littlefeather said.
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Sidney Poitier looks into a mirror and smiles while holding his best actor Oscar for Ralph Nelson's film, "Lilies of the Field," backstage at the Academy Awards, April 13, 1964, in Santa Monica, California. </br></br>Poitier became the first African-American actor to win the best actor Oscar.
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A streaker runs across the stage, while David Niven isn't quite sure what's happening behind him, during the Academy Awards show in Los Angeles, Feb. 4, 1974.
Comedian Charlie Chaplin displays the Oscar he received, April 11, 1972, at the 44th Academy Awards ceremony at the Music Center in Los Angeles. </br></br>Chaplin, after spending 20 years in exile, received the longest standing ovation in the ceremony's history, lasting close to 20 minutes.
Ten-year-old actress Tatum O'Neal stands with her trophy for ''Paper Moon,'' April 3, 1974, at the 46th Academy Awards at the Los Angeles Music Center in Los Angeles, California. </br></br>O'Neal is the youngest recipient of the best supporting actress award in Oscar history.
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American actress Hattie McDaniel is seen with her Academy Award of merit for outstanding achievement, circa 1945. </br></br>McDaniel won an Oscar for best supporting actress for her role as Mammy in "Gone With the Wind," making her the first African-American to win an Academy Award.
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