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-- one of the most memorable moments of the Oscars show is the moment that wasn't.
Farrah Fawcett getting snubbed.
When the Academy Awards remembered all the people who passed away last year.
-- iconic actress left off of the academy's list and her fans and friends are asking why so.
Gallagher is in our New York City newsroom Trace this is incredible to me because.
There is a reason why -- smartest.
Well there is gonna remember that Farrah Fawcett died just a few yards for a Michael Jackson -- -- doesn't got overshadowed menu get this tribute at the Oscars and James Taylor's playing in my live very nice and -- again.
-- -- I mean this is by the way of video her and cannon -- run she was in nineteen films everybody thought it was a mistake the blogs were lighting up Twitter was -- lighting up.
Turns out the academy released a statement and saying this this is from Leslie -- she is the communications director for the academy saying quote.
I would not say there was an oversight no matter how carefully and how conscientiously people address who is included.
There are people who simply can't be so what she's saying is he can't get everybody it.
But -- -- got it.
This guy he's an executive his name is Garrett the wicket.
Okay and then army archer was a journalists well known journalist he got in.
Even Brittany Murphy who's an actress who tragically died her career very much cut short.
They got in Farrah Fawcett did not get -- people are asking why Ryan O'Neal gave this statement saying quote.
It was a terrible.
Decision and very hurtful Ferrell was a member of the academy for over forty years and we could not believe she did not get a mention.
Both Tatum and I were very upset and we intend to write a letter to the academy to try and get an explanation for this oversight.
On there -- half Farrah Fawcett snubbed.
The academy -- said.
Yeah we knew -- -- that woman of course this woman who issued that statement Leslie Unger she is the communications director for the academy.
And -- and signs -- that issued the statement saying you know look we we we do this thing we look at everybody we figure who can get in who can't get -- and -- just didn't make the cut.
I mean -- nineteen films not to mention Charlie's Angels don't Dunn gets even a mention I had I mean I don't know what and Michael Jackson was -- right by the Jackson was and he's not a movie -- December heating -- -- Credible all right Leslie you have a standing invitation to come on America live and defend that snub.
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