From Glenn Close dancing to Chloe Zhao’s historic win, social media users are still talking about the 93rd Academy Awards

Glenn Close arrives at the Oscars on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at Union Station in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, Pool) (Chris Pizzello, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Hollywood’s biggest night on Sunday was one in the history books.

The 93rd Academy Awards brought not only amazing speeches and unforgettable moments, but also humorous moments, bringing some talk on social media.

From the fashion to history-making wins, here are four of the most iconic moments during Sunday night’s Oscars.

Glenn Close dances to “Da Butt”

Who knew actress Glenn Close had some dancing skills?! During Sunday night’s Oscars, Close was being quizzed by actor and comedian Lil Rel Howery about Oscar-nominated songs during a segment.

Close knew about Experience Unlimited’s “Da Butt” so she stood up to demonstrate her answer.

The actress was nominated eight times for an Academy Award but never took one home, according to CNN.

Tyler Perry’s acceptance speech goes viral: “I refuse to hate”

Actor and director Tyler Perry’s acceptance speech is generating some talk among social media as he accepted the Jean Hersholdt Humanitarian Award during Sunday night’s Oscars.

“In this time, with all of the internet and social media and algorithms and everything that wants us to think a certain way, the 24-hour new cycle, it is my hope that all of us would teach our kids, and I want to remember: just refuse hate.” Perry said in his speech.

You can view the speech in its entirety here.

Daniel Kaluuya giving an awkward shoutout to his parents...on live television

Actor Daniel Kaluuya’s big win Sunday night for Best Supporting Actor paid tribute to the Black Panthers and Fred Hampton, but that’s not the only talker amongst viewers.

Kaluuya ended his speech by giving a shoutout to his parents, which brought out a humorous (and awkward) reaction from his family, including his mother who was in the audience.

“My mom and dad, they had sex. That was amazing! That’s why I’m here!” he said on Sunday night.

See the moment below:

Chloe Zhao becomes first Asian woman to win Best Director

Along with some of the best moments during Hollywood’s biggest night, many of the big Oscars wins also made history.

Chloe Zhao, director of “Nomadland” won an Oscar for Best Director, becoming the first Asian woman and woman in color to win the category. “Nomadland” also won for Best Picture.

While China deleted all congratulatory messages to Zhao on social media due to remarks on her home country in the past, social media users used homonyms and flipped images to congratulate her, the New York Times reported.

Social media reaction

See what social media users are saying about last night’s celebration in Hollywood:

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