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John Travolta Messes Up 'Let It Go' Singer's Name

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John Travolta Messes Up 'Let It Go' Singer's Name

John Travolta Messes Up 'Let It Go' Singer's Name

John Travolta Messes Up 'Let It Go' Singer's Name

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Travolta introduced Idina Menzell calling her "wickedly talented." She starred in Wicked on Broadway. But he flubbed her name, calling her Adele Dazeem. The song from Frozen won the Oscar anyway.

LINDA WERTHEIMER, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Linda Wertheimer.

Seems bad boy Danny Zuko still doesn't do his homework. The star of "Grease" had a walk-on last night in the Oscars. John Travolta introduced Idina Menzel, calling her wickedly talented. She starred in "Wicked" on Broadway. But it quickly became clear he'd never heard of her. He introduced her as Adele Dazim. The song Ms. Menzel sang, from "Frozen," won the Oscar, anyway.

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