Adele Dazeem — Err, Idina Menzel — Finally Talks About The John Travolta Controversy
Things got awkward at the Oscars this year, and strangely James Franco and Anne Hathaway had nothing to do with it. The awkwardness of this year's Academy Awards occurred when actor John Travolta announced Idina Menzel's name... as Adele Dazeem. But don't think that Menzel is holding a grudge against Travolta. Idina Menzel has broken her silence in regard to the whole "Adele Dazeem" thing, and she's totally and completely gracious about it.
Though the Broadway actress — most famous for originating the role of Elphaba in the musical Wicked — did admit that the botched introduction "threw her" a little bit, she says that, ultimately, it didn't ruin what was such a beautiful moment. John Travolta made a public apology for his mistake, but Adele Dazeem — err, sorry, Idina Menzel — said that he also made a very personal one:
He was really gracious and sent this gorgeous email, and we're buddies and it's all cool.
According to Menzel, Travolta also sent flowers along with his e-mail, which means that this guy must feel super bad for botching her name. As awkward as this situation is, it's great that Travolta has owned up to it and apologized for the flub. Clearly his mistake wasn't intentional and was the result of a serious brain spazz. As Idina Menzel sings, it's time we all "let it go," right?