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Oprah’s Lego Oscar Was the True Winner of the Academy Awards

It's arguably better than the real thing

Who needs a real Oscar when you can have an Oscar made out of yellow Legos, like Oprah?

Oprah’s fabulous reaction to her Lego Oscar was an early winner for best meme of the night — and it served as sweet revenge for those viewers annoyed that The Lego Movie was snubbed in the Best Animated Movie category.

Now, if only Leonardo DiCaprio could get one…

It just goes to show—when the Academy gives you lemons, make fake Oscars out of yellow toys.

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