What Did Michael Keaton's Oscar Acceptance Speech Really Say?

In the saddest moment of the night, the actor tucked away his speech after losing the Best Actor award to Eddie Redmayne.


During Sunday night's Oscars, Cate Blanchett presented the award for Best Actor. Though the prize went to well-spoken Brit Eddie Redmayne for his role as Stephen Hawking in The Theory of Everything, critics were certain that Michael Keaton would end up snagging the award. It turns out, Mr. Keaton thought so too — at least judging from a new Vine that's been making the rounds on the Internet today. 

In the clip, the actor is seen stuffing a piece of paper into his jacket pocket while the crowd applauds for Redmayne. You can check out the Vine below, but be warned: It is probably one of the saddest things you'll see today: 

Well that's a damn shame. Because now we'll never know who and what Michael Keaton — former Batman and Beetlejuice — was planning on sharing with the world during his glorious Oscar moment. Oh, wait. Scratch that. YES we do: 

What Did Michael Keaton's Oscar Acceptance Speech Really Say?

Here's to the moment that never was.

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