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Oscars 2024: The 10 Best, Worst and Wildest Moments

From Ryan Gosling’s showstopping “I’m Just Ken” to teamsters, upsets and a butt-naked John Cena — the highs, lows and WTF whoas that was this year’s Academy Awards


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We came, we saw, we sat there dumbstruck as Ryan Gosling gave the Oscars one hot-pink, high-Kenergy musical number and John Cena almost showed us his naked butt. The 96th Academy Awards gave us highs, lows, several long-overdue wins (Robert Downey Jr.! Wes Anderson! Christopher Freakin’ Nolan!!), Lily Gladstone making history and a lovely, if predictable round of victories for the juggernaut that was Oppenheimer. We also witnessed some truly WTF bits, what-were-they-thinking musical cues and more than a few oh-dear-god-no jaw-droppers. Here are the 10 best, worst and wildest moments of the 2024 Oscars.

From Rolling Stone US