From Chris Rock's pointed monologue to Michael Keaton's "fuck yeah" face, last night's Oscars broadcast included numerous "outrageous" moments. But perhaps the greatest few seconds of the 3-hour+ show came toward the end, all thanks to Morgan Freeman and his sudden hankering for Trefoils/Shortbreads.
Moments after presenting the award for Best Picture to Spotlight, and just as Rock was hastily wrapping up the show, the legendary "voice of God" (and now, your turn-by-turn directions) actor spotted the host waving an open sleeve of the Girl Scout cookies and did not hesitate for a second before helping himself. Even while Rock was still talking, Freeman approached, reached behind a seemingly hesitant Keaton, and claimed a few of the delicious cookies for himself. And as seen in the clips below, the downright legend bit into a cookie and promptly walked offstage during the rest of the closing monologue, because he's freaking Morgan Freeman.
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So while Freeman didn't take home one of those gold statues last night, he basically won the whole the damn show.
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Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and could go for some thin mints. Send news tips to email@example.com and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick.