Tracy Morgan apologizes for mistakenly announcing Soul as ‘Sal’ on Golden Globes


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Tracy Morgan regrets his mistake.

The actor and comedian, 52, presented soul with the best original score at the Golden Globes on Sunday 2021, but when he announced the winner it sounded like he was saying “Sal” instead of the actual title. Morgan apologized on Twitter.

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“Sorry SOUL. I was thinking about the pizza I would get from my SAL on the way home !!” the 30 skirt star tweeted Sunday.

– Tracy Morgan (@TracyMorgan) March 1, 2021Sorry SOUL. I thought about the pizza I was going to get from my SAL on the way home !!

soul Co-director Kemp Powers accepted the flub. “Congratulations to @ JonBatiste @trent_reznor #atticusross for your deserved victory for the best score! “he tweeted Sunday. “Your music is a big part of what makes SAL so special!”

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soul – composed by Jon Batiste, Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross – struck Deficiency (also composed by Reznor (55) and Ross (53)), The midnight sky, news of the world and principle For the honor. Reznor joked in his acceptance speech that the animated film that illuminates jazz music is the first film he has made that he was able to show his children.

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The Pixar film was also awarded the prize for the best animated feature film The Croods: A New Age, Continue, Over the moon and Wolf Wanderer. The win made co-director Powers the first debut Black filmmaker to win the category and the second Black director to ever win Best Animated Feature Film diversity.

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Powers, 48, added on Twitter that the win left him “speechless”. “Congratulations to our entire #PixarSoul team for today’s Golden Globe win!” he wrote.

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soul marks the first Pixar film with a black protagonist (voiced by Jamie Foxx) and the first full-length Pixar film with a predominantly black cast, rounded off by Angela Bassett, Daveed Diggs, Phylicia Rashad and Questlove.

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