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Accountants Responsible for Oscars Mix-Up Will Not Work Future Shows

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Martha Ruiz & Brian Cullinan of PricewaterhouseCoopers (Jordan Strauss/AP)

Today's announcement comes from Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

The two accountants responsible for Sunday night's infamous "Best Picture" mix-up have been let go from overseeing any future Academy Awards, Vulturereports.

Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz of PricewaterhouseCoopers were responsible for managing every winning envelope throughout the night, shown above walking the red carpet with suitcases carrying the important documents. Apparently, Cullinan tweeted a photo of Best Actress winner Emma Stone backstage with her award just moments before handing Faye Dunaway and Warren Beatty the wrong envelope.

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Cheryl Boone Isaacs, the president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, announced that the pair would not be asked back to work the Oscars again. She also expressed gratitude for the grace of the La La Land producers, whom she said "went from a nominee to a winner to a presenter in a matter of minutes."

Just to refresh your memories, here's the craziness of the Oscars' final moments again:

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