The 77-year-old actress took to the stage alongside Warren Beatty over the weekend to bestow the coveted honour on Guillermo del Toro's "The Shape of Water", a year after the pair were handed the wrong envelope when presenting the same award in 2017, which saw them read out "La La Land" as the victor, instead of actual recipients "Moonlight".
What followed was unprecedented live TV chaos as La La Land was proclaimed the victor before the mistake was corrected on stage and the Oscar given to the rightful victor, Moonlight.
Last year's PwC accountants, Brian Cullinan and Martha Ruiz, were replaced by Rick Rosas and Kimberly Bourdon.
The duo will again present the Oscar for Best Picture on Sunday, even after the embarrassing fiasco of previous year.More news: Action must be taken on gun control, NOW
"When you hear your name called, don't get up right away". Our biggest fear is that Warren Beatty will decide to say this year's victor is Lala Land as a joke.
We must admit, there were plenty of us still holding our breath after the announcement, just in case they had mixed it all up again. These are the 90th Academy Awards. "I'm afraid they read the wrong thing". The 80-year-old star was the immediate and incorrect scapegoat for 2017's ballot mess as Kimmel came onstage and proclaimed "Warren, what have you done?" Aside from Orson Welles for Citizen Kane, Beatty is the only person to have been nominated for acting in, directing, writing, and producing the same film, and he did so twice: first for Heaven Can Wait (with Buck Henry as co-director), and again with Reds. This is history happening right here.
Last year's gaffe was mainly the mistake of PricewaterhouseCoopers, the accounting firm that the Oscars puts in charge of counting ballots and managing the envelopes.