The Best Audience Reactions During Eminem’s Surprise Performance at the 2020 Oscars

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Well, the celebrities in attendance at the 2020 Oscars definitely took the title of the song literally.

In a surprise no one was anticipating, Eminem unexpectedly performed at the 92nd Annual Academy Awards on Sunday night, taking the stage at the end of a montage about iconic music moments in film history to perform “Lose Yourself,” his Oscar winning song from 2001’s 8 Mile. Sure, we really had no idea why exactly Eminem was performing when he wasn’t nominated this year and it’s not exactly a landmark anniversary of his win (which happened at the 2003 ceremony), but whatever, we’ll take it because the audience reactions shows throughout the rapper’s performance were so worth it. 

Bless the camera work that was done during “Lose Yourself,” as celebs’ reactions to his performance ranged from the befuddled (Idina Menzel) to the enthusiastic (Gal Gadot) to the sleepiest (Um…you up, Martin Scorsese?!)

Check out some of the best audience shots during Eminem’s performance…

Idina Menzel was just confused. Like, really confused. 

Hamilton‘s Anthony Ramos was feeling it. 

So was Deadpool and Joker star Zazie Beetz, who was clearly on beat. 

Martin Scorsese just wants to go home, OK?

But Gal Gadot was clearly enjoying the mid-show surprise. 

But no one was losing themselves more than this attendee.

And for the celebs not lucky enough to be in the room when it happened, well, that only had Twitter to express their reactions, along with some viewers. 

Watch the 2020 Oscars telecast at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT on ABC! And don’t miss the E! After Party special on E! at 11:15 p.m. ET/8:15 p.m. PT for a recap of the 2020 Academy Awards.

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