Terrence Howard Clears The Air On His Academy Awards Mishap

Remember Terrence Howard’s awkward Best Picture nominee presentation at the Oscars (Feb. 22)? If not, first check out the Vine video below of that cringe-worthy moment and then keep reading to see his bashful explanation.

The Empire actor stopped by The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to explain what exactly happened that night. A mix of a loss of the lines he engrained into his brain so that he wouldn’t have to use the teleprompter, and being starstruck by the actors and actresses in the venue, namely Oprah Winfrey, the 45-year-old failed at the memorization game and had an epic flub in front of onlookers.

Watch the video below.

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