Terrence Howard sent Twitter abuzz when he introduced John Legend and Common before they performed the Oscar-winning song “Glory” from “Selma” at the 87th Academy Awards at Dolby Theater in Los Angeles, California Sunday night. Howard’s impassioned speech was so heartfelt-- or overacted-- that not even accidentally knocking into his microphone could stop the “Empire” star from interrupting his words. While many netizens were quick to remark on the performance, others were focused on Howard.
Some people compared him to War Machine, his character from “Iron Man.”
Others remarked how Howard was replaced by Don Cheadle in future movies.
Haha! Im so done with ex War Machine jokes for Terrence Howard! Too soon!
— Evan (@HarrisHarrisev9) February 23, 2015
— BATMAN (@Batmancanseeyou) February 23, 2015
Terrance Howard: The War Machine that wasn’t...
— Yev (@YevP) February 23, 2015
Others noticed he sweat quite a bit.
Terrence Howard just won the Oscar for most flop sweat in a tuxedo. #oscars
— Brooke Preston (@bigu) February 23, 2015
— Nora Lynn (@NoraV3) February 23, 2015
There were a few who remarked the teleprompter person would be in trouble for Howard’s flub.
— kellierasberry (@kellierasberry) February 23, 2015
The theory that Terrence Howard's teleprompter went out...now all of a sudden I'm re-thinking the fake cry as a legit option #thanksgiving
— Jen Andrews (@tbtljen) February 23, 2015
Some took as far as saying Howard might have been high.
What was more of a struggle? MLK driving black voter rights or Terrence Howard trying to get though his speech while high as hell? #SMTA
— Anna Tsyplakova (@CreativOptimist) February 23, 2015
How is no one discussing Terrence Howard being high AF and crying on stage and knocking into the microphone #notoverit
— Alyssa (@aTatter) February 23, 2015
I'll have whatever Terrence Howard is having. #high
— Niño. (@NEENYOWW) February 23, 2015
Terrence Howard is either really nervous or really high. Not really sure...
— Scott Turken (@Turk0219) February 23, 2015
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