"Similarly, nobody wants the wrong envelope to happen, like it did three years ago, but everyone was talking about it," he went on. "I think some people thought maybe they missed some awards. 'Why is Best Picture early?' or, 'What's happening, this is crazy,' almost like, 'How can this possibly happen? Best Picture has to end it!'"
He added: "Some people were upset, some people loved it, and that was really the point that there was no apathy."