Terrence Howard showed up at the Oscars and gave the performance of the night while introducing three films nominated for Best Picture. Turns out Empire boss Lucious Lyon gets all choked up when thinking about the history of computers.
Howard’s brief performance was confusing, as he started and stopped multiple times, and apparently was moved to tears when thinking about The Imitation Game. His brief moment on stage has already helped him become the new John Travolta.
Terrence Howard thinks he is being nominated for his presenting #oscars
— marc maron (@marcmaron) February 23, 2015
“And the glazed salmon……ohhhhh the glaaaazed salmon.” – Terrence Howard the waiter
— Damien Fahey (@DamienFahey) February 23, 2015
Courtney Love as Terrence Howard errrrybodyyyyyyyyyyyy 💀 SEND
— Gabe Liedman (@gabeliedman) February 23, 2015
Terrence Howard reading that teleprompter like a guy auditioning for a community theater production of Othello
— Greg Bennett (@GreggyBennett) February 23, 2015
I hope Terrence Howard sticks around to introduce Idina Menzel
— elan gale (@theyearofelan) February 23, 2015
And from John Travolta to Terrence Howard, the baton is passed.
— Aaron Fullerton (@AaronFullerton) February 23, 2015
All we’d like to know, though, is why on Earth Cookie Lyon (Taraji P. Henson) didn’t get an invite. She’s an Oscar nominee too.
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