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15 Thoughts We All Had During The 87th Academy Awards

Getting down to the important stuff.

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5. It only takes a few seconds to say something powerful.

After winning Best Original Song from Selma, John Legend used his small amount of speech time to deliver an enormous message.

Here is a piece: "We know that the voting rights act that they fought for 50 years ago is being compromised right now in this country today. We know that right now the stuggle for freedom and justice is real — we live in the most incarcerated country in the world. There are more black men under correctional control today than were under slavery in 1850. When people are marching with our song we want to tell you we are with you we see you we love you and march on.”

6. Wes Anderson wins for the strangest clap.

7. Why was Joan Rivers not mentioned in the "In Memoriam" montage?

As a prominent face on the Oscar's Red Carpet for years, as well as a comedian, documentarian, and well-established host, people are shocked and upset at how Rivers was not acknowledged in the "In Memoriam" montage.

One viewer even Tweeted this picture with #Grammys in the description.

9. Gender inequality is still a thing. And we need to talk about it.

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After winning the Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in Boyhood, Patricia Arquette delivered a rousing speech demanding wage equality between men and women, an issue particularly relevant in Hollywood today.

Here is a snippet of Arquette's call to action: “To every woman who gave birth, to every taxpayer and citizen of this nation, we have fought for everybody else’s equal rights,” shouted a fiery Arquette. “It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all and equal rights for women in the United States of America!”

14. John Travolta has no clue how to execute an apology.

After butchering the name of Idina Menzel when he announced her last year, John Travolta decided to give her an apology....of sorts? Which included a lot of awkwardly creepy face touching.

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