On Jimmy Kimmel Live’s post Oscar show, Travolta finally explains the reason for flubbing Idina Menzel’s name at the 2014 Oscars. His excuses: he ran into Goldie Hawn backstage which got him off track, the prompter put the name onscreen in a phonetic form, and his 15 minutes to speak became one minute and 15 seconds.
She’s had one of the best years of her career, and she gives me credit!
Travolta also acknowledged his awkward reunion with Menzel at this year’s Oscars:
Apparently, I played with her chin too much.