John Travolta Beat Himself Up Over Botched Idina Menzel Oscar Intro

John Travolta Beat Himself Up Over Botched Idina Menzel Oscar Intro

The theatre world is still getting over John Travolta botching Tony-winner Idina Menzel's name on Sunday's Oscar broadcast, instead, introducing her as "Adele Dazeem" before she launched into her performance of the Academy Award-winning "Let It Go" from FROZEN.

Today, Travolta has spoken out about the incident, saying in a statement: "I've been beating myself up all day. Then I thought...what would Idina Menzel say, She'd say, Let it go, let it go! Idina is incredibly talented and I am so happy Frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night!"

According to E!, sources say that Menzel, indeed, let the whole thing go.

"She laughed it off," a source told the publication. "She thought it was so funny. She was like, 'What are you going to do?'"

"The Oscars were a dream come true for Idina," the source said, confirming Menzel hugged him after leaving the stage. "She wasn't going to let anything get in the way of that."

Menzel won a Tony Award for her performance as Elphaba in the original Broadway production of "Wicked." She received a Tony nomination for her Broadway debut in "Rent" and earned a Drama Desk nomination for her performance in Manhattan Theater Club's off-Broadway musical "The Wild Party."

In March, Menzel will star in "If/Then," a new Broadway musical about a woman moving back to New York City for a fresh start. In addition to "Frozen," in which she voices the character of Elsa, Menzel's film roles include "Enchanted," "Ask the Dust" and "Rent."

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