First, entertainment giant E! News spent a solid segment covering “Tilda Swinton’s” colorful ensemble, fans cocking their heads as Cinderella costume designer Sandy Powell posed on their screens.
The accomplished designer has won three Oscars, and is once again up this year for Best Achievement in Costume Design for both Cinderella and Carol.
Makeup and aesthetics site Total Beauty later apologized for their live-tweeting blunder.
The gaff was especially painful given this year’s racial controversy, spurred by a perceived snub of minority thespians after no actors of color received nods for the show’s 20 major categories.
Here’s hoping the rest of the night goes smoothly.