Faye Dunaway is accepting part of the blame for the Oscars Best Picture fiasco, almost two months later.
The actress, who read the wrong name at the ceremony in February after Warren Beatty passed the envelope, broke her silence on “NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt” Monday night.
“(Beatty) looked over me, offstage. He looked around. And I finally said, ‘You’re impossible.’ I thought he was joking. I mean, I thought he was stalling,” Dunaway said.
“Warren’s like that. He kind of holds the power…a dramatic pause but it’s part of his charm.”
Dunaway mistakenly announced the Emma Stone-helmed “La La Land” as the Best Picture, instead of the rightful winner, “Moonlight.”
Producer Jordan Horowitz was forced to correct the mistake mid-acceptance speech.
“I won’t say deer in the headlight, but you are completely stunned,” Dunaway said.
“You don’t know what has happened. I was very guilty. I could have done something, surely. Why didn’t I see Emma Stone’s name on the top of the card?”
Accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers which has overseen the Academy Awards voting since 1934, and accountants Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz took the fall for the flub.
Cullinan “mistakenly handed the back-up envelope for Actress in a Leading Role instead of the envelope for Best Picture to presenters Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway,” the accounting firm said in a statement to the Daily News.