10 Oscar Controversies

Will Smith slapped Chris Rock over a joke about wife Jada Pinkett, minutes before winning Best Actor. Nothing will eclipse this for drama

An envelope mix-up led to 'La La Land' being announced as Best Film instead of 'Moonlight' – it was quickly rectified

Not only did Marlon Brando refuse his Oscar for 'The Godfather,' he sent a Native American actress to do it for him

Actor George S Scott and screenwriter Dudley Nichols also turned down their Oscars though they did it in less dramatic fashion

The Pianist' director Roman Polanski fled to Paris to avoid rape charges and then won an Oscar. He couldn't collect it of course

Chris Rock and Jada Pinkett again – she was part of the #OscarsSoWhite boycott in 2016, he hosted and made a scathing comment on the lack of diversity

Kevin Hart was meant to host the Oscars a couple of years but stepped down after refusing to apologise for previous homophobic tweets

Jennifer Lawrence tripped over her dress on her way up to collect her Best Actress Oscar – a fall that many thought was simply attention-seeking drama

Angelina Jolie won an Oscar in 2000 and celebrated by kissing the man she was with. Only, it was her brother James

Adrien Brody also celebrated his Oscar win with a kiss – grabbing presenter Halle Berry without consent

‘I was out of line’: Will Smith apologises to comedian Chris Rock