While announcing the nominations for Animated Short Film, Ahmed came to one of the entries, “My Year of D**ks.”
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After reading the title, he paused briefly as the audience in attendance erupted in laughter. When the chuckles died down, he read the final entry, “An Ostrich Told Me the World is Fake And I Think I Believe It”.
“No comment,” quipped Williams as she laughed.
Riz Ahmed saying "My Year Of Dicks" because we all woke up at 5:20am for these #OscarNominations2023 pic.twitter.com/EHsLwgmkkY
— Jarett Wieselman (@JarettSays) January 24, 2023
The moment proved to be a favourite with viewers, who responded enthusiastically via Twitter.
Thank you to fate for the weird and wonderful moment where Riz Ahmed had to