06:07 PM EDT 03/05/2014
Originally posted 03/04/2014 05:45PM
It looks like both John Travolta and Idina Menzel are going to let it go.
In the days since Travolta first stepped in front of a microphone at Sunday's Oscars and mangled the Frozen star's name in front of 43 million people, the artist once known as Adele Dazeem has become an Internet phenomenon.
Now, Travolta is speaking about the gaffe for the first time.
"I've been beating myself up all day," the Pulp Fiction star said in a statement released Tuesday. "Then I thought, what would Idina Menzel say? She'd say, let it go, let it go!"
The two-time Oscar nominee added, "Idina is incredibly talented and I am so happy Frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night!"
There no were hard feelings on Menzel's end: According to a source, the Tony winner wasn't bothered by her newfound moniker – or the online uproar it sparked. In fact, the source said, "She thought it was funny."
Menzel was too focused on her Oscars performance to realize what had happened during her introduction.
According to E!, the Frozen star gave Travolta a hug after her performance was over. Later in the ceremony, Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres clearly – and accurately – announced the performer's name. Twice.
Originally posted 03/04/2014 03:15PM
Originally posted 03/04/2014 10:00AM
Originally posted 03/03/2014 01:25PM
Sometimes, you want to go where everybody knows your name. Unfortunately, for Idina Menzel, the Oscars was not that place.
Originally posted 03/02/2014 11:50PM
var brightcovePhotoVideoID = '3283105796001'; var PhotoVideoButtonCaption = 'PLAY'; Idina Menzel admitted that she was nervous before performing Best Original Song winner "Let It Go" at the Oscars on Sunday, but she hid it well as she belted out the Frozen hit – and scored a standing ovation.
Originally posted 02/27/2014 01:30PM
Take a break from watching all those adorable "Let It Go" covers and check out Frozen's newest number. The stars of the Disney movie are back to answer an important question: "How did we make Frozen?"
Originally posted 02/26/2014 12:00PM
Idina Menzel is set to perform "Let It Go" at the Oscars, and she got the practice of her life Wednesday morning, singing the Frozen showstopper on Good Morning America as part of a massive nationwide sing-along.
After Menzel kicked things off in Times Square, the Broadway star turned the song over to a trio of costumed Frozen fans, clad in full Elsa attire. Soon the entire New York City crowd – anchors George Stephanopoulos, Ginger Zee and Laura Spencer, singing along with hundreds of spectators – got in on the fun.
Originally posted 02/18/2014 03:15PM
The Frozen star and wife Ida Darvish welcomed daughter Isabella Eve on Monday
Originally posted 02/03/2014 04:15PM
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