John Travolta — or “Jan Thozomas,” as he’s known via Slate.com’s “Travoltify Your Name” gizmo — has broken his silence on the Oscar night flub snarked about ’round the world, in which he introduced “wickedly talented” Tony winner Idina Menzel as… “Adele Dazim.”
In a statement cited by Today.com, Travolta said, “I’ve been beating myself up all day. Then I thought, ‘What would Idina Menzel say?’ She’d say, ‘Let it go, let it go!’
“Idina is incredibly talented,” he continued, “and I am so happy Frozen took home two Oscars Sunday night!”
Yeah… I don’t know if that non-apology, non-explanation will fly with Elphaba.
On Monday night, a properly billed Menzel went on to deliver a different if not more enjoyable take on Frozen‘s famous power ballad, participating in a “music room” version on NBC’s
Late Night With The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon: